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Scottish passengers fall on terror alert

13.09.06

Last months terror alert resulted in more people using Scottish airports for international travel, according to figures released by BAA. However domestic passenger numbers fell, leading to an overall drop of 0.4%.

In August, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen airports saw a 7.1% rise in international passengers on the same month last year, operator BAA said. This was higher than the normally busier months of June and July.

Domestic traffic fell by 6.4%, with passenger numbers on London flights down 11% overall. This was due to delays and cancellations after tighter security regulations were introduced following allegations of a terrorist threat, with London airports worst affected. Overall the number of passengers fell by 0.4% to 1,957,232 - the first drop since March 1995.

Edinburgh Airport saw a 15.7% increase in international traffic as the city played host to the Edinburgh Festival. Overall, passenger numbers fell by 1.3% to 813,020, with a 12% fall in London traffic.

Glasgow Airport was Scotland's busiest airport with 864,708 passengers, but this was a drop of 2.2% on August last year. BAA said this was mainly due to a 12% drop in London passengers and a declining charter market, although international traffic grew slightly.

Aberdeen Airport was least affected by the disruption and saw passenger numbers rise by 8.1% to 279,504. Domestic traffic grew by 2.1%, with London passengers also increasing by 2%, while international traffic jumped by 22.5% in August.

In the 12 months to August, BAA Scotland's airports handled 20.4 million passengers, up by 2.8 million on the previous year.

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