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Airline failures, the credit crunch and a dismal airport experience have caused a sharp fall in the number of fliers from the UK. Martin Hickman reports Air travel is declining for the first time in almost 20 years, The Independent on Sunday discloses today.
The carrier's load factor of 86.9 per cent was almost two percentage points higher than the same month a year earlier and better than the 84.1% seen for the last year.Passenger numbers rose 22.1 per cent on a year ago as Luton-based easyJet benefited from its acquisition of GB Airways from British Airways, as well as promotions and sales.EasyJet carried out heavy promotional activity in June and July with up to 20 per cent off two million seats - a strategy aimed at boosting traffic in the...
LOW-cost airline easyJet said today it had offset more than 50% of an anticipated Pounds 185 million rise in its annual fuel bill.
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EDINBURGH Airport recorded its busiest June last month, with passenger numbers boosted by popular international routes. New figures from airport operator BAA Scotland show that overall traffic for the month was up by 1.5 per cent on last year, with a total of 859,382 passengers using the airport.
By Andrew Picken Green campaigners say high oil price will stop millions flying GREEN campaigners are calling for plans to expand Edinburgh Airport to be scaled back in the wake of soaring oil prices.
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