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Aviation: Northern Ireland

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many flights of less than 360 miles between Great Britain and Northern Ireland there were in each of the last three years. (317044)

The following table shows the number of domestic flights of less than 360 miles between reporting airports in Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Number of flights

2006

70,093

2007

74,727

2008

74,379

Notes:

1. Flights by passenger aircraft only.

2. Based on domestic flight arrival and departure data from the three reporting airports in Northern Ireland. Includes flights to/from the Isle of Man and Channel Island airports.

3. Excludes airlines which did not give permission for CAA to disclose their data.

Source:

Based on data supplied to DfT by the Civil Aviation Authority.