Heathrow sees June cargo improvement

London Heathrow reported a drop in cargo traffic of 14.5 per cent in June from a year ago to 103,400 tonnes, an improvement on the 19.2 per cent drop in May. London Stansted, similarly reported a traffic drop of 14.8 per cent in June to 15,271 tonnes, a slight improvement on the 15.4 per cent […]


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London Heathrow reported a drop in cargo traffic of 14.5 per cent in June from a year ago to 103,400 tonnes, an improvement on the 19.2 per cent drop in May. London Stansted, similarly reported a traffic drop of 14.8 per cent in June to 15,271 tonnes, a slight improvement on the 15.4 per cent decline in May. London Gatwick’s plummeting cargo volumes accelerated to -32.7 per cent for a total of 5,169 tonnes from a 21.5 per cent decline in May. Gatwick is set to lose further market share in coming months as a continued exodus of long haul services to nearby Heathrow.