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Airline Passengers

Volume 455: debated on Friday 26 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many passengers were carried between Glasgow airport and (a) London Gatwick, (b) London Stansted and (c) Luton airport in the last 12 months, broken down by economy and business class. (111491)

The estimated number of passengers carried between Glasgow airport and London Gatwick, London Stansted and Luton airports in 2005 were as follows:

Number (nearest thousand)

Class

Glasgow to/from:

Business1

Economy2

Other3

Total

London Gatwick

20,000

324,000

28,000

373,000

London Stansted

422,000

12,000

435,000

Luton

442,000

8,000

451,000

Total passengers

20,000

1,188,000

48,000

1,259,000

1 Includes business, club and first class tickets.

2 Includes Economy (full fare and other), frequent flier scheme, inclusive/package tour, charter seat only and standby tickets.

3 Includes other and non-response.

Source:

CAA passenger survey (Glasgow airport survey, 2005)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many passengers were carried between Prestwick airport and London Stansted airport in the last 12 months, broken down by economy and business class. (111496)

The estimated number of passengers carried between Prestwick airport and London Stansted airport in 2005 were as follows:

Prestwick to/from Stansted

Class

Number (nearest thousand)

Business1

1,000

Economy2

489,000

Other3

7,000

Total passengers

497,000

1 Includes business, club and first class tickets.

2 Includes economy (full fare and other), frequent flier scheme, inclusive/package tour, charter seat only and standby tickets.

3 Includes other and non-response.

Source:

CAA passenger survey (Prestwick airport survey, 2005)