Earlier this week John featured in an Airport World report discussing the impact the 2015 peak travel season had on London based airports such as Heathrow and Gatwick.
July 2015 saw both London airports reaching record levels with Heathrow alone providing 3,972,829 seats, which is an increase of more than 200,000 seats from July 2014.
The outstanding performance of both airports once again highlights the compelling case for additional runway capacity at both airports to cater for the growing demand.
However, with high demand comes operational challenges which leaves the airports struggling to keep up with their on-time performance targets.
At Heathrow, 140 flights were cancelled in July and 6,649 were delayed, a 19% and 15% increase on 2014 respectively.
With demand set to continue and the uncertainty around additional runway facilities, the question on everyone’s mind is how will this impact their airport experience for both business and leisure travel.
Read the full article here.