BAA cargo dives 21 per cent in Feb

Britain’s largest airports group suffered a saw cargo traffic plunge more than 20 per cent in February. BAA, which operates seven UK airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Edinburgh and Glasgow, said that its total UK cargo volumes had fallen by 21.4 per cent during February compared with the same month a year ago to 119,984 […]


BAA cargo plunge volumes


Britain’s largest airports group suffered a saw cargo traffic plunge more than 20 per cent in February. BAA, which operates seven UK airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Edinburgh and Glasgow, said that its total UK cargo volumes had fallen by 21.4 per cent during February compared with the same month a year ago to 119,984 tonnes. The decline varied according to airport, with Gatwick reporting a 57 per cent decline in cargo traffic to 6,000 tonnes, while Heathrow, the UK’s biggest air cargo hub, dropped by 17.9 per cent to 91,046 tonnes.