Southampton Airport Celebrates Strong Passenger Numbers in 2017

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Southampton Airport Celebrates Strong Passenger Numbers in 2017

Southampton airport welcomed its highest ever number of passengers, with 2.08 million passengers travelling through the Airport in 2017 which was 6.1% higher than the previous year.

Dave Lees, Managing Director of Southampton Airport, said: “2017 was the Airport’s busiest year ever on record. The growth was drive by a combination of new routes and new airlines, giving even greater choice to people in our region. Southampton now has 40 destinations served by over 10 airlines and tour operators. ”

2017 saw the introduction of new routes to Ibiza with TUI, Rodez in the South of France with Flybe and Easyjet commenced flights to Geneva in December.  2018 is also looking to be an exciting year for the airport with new routes to Menorca with TUI and Skiathos with Fly LoLo.

Read more about the beautiful and varied locations that can be reached from Southampton Airport at www.southamptonairport.com/destinations