Airport breaks three million passenger barrier

Tony Hallwood , Leeds Bradford Airport's Marketing Director Credit: Leeds Bradford Aiprot

Leeds Bradford Airport has recorded a major traffic milestone with the announcement that it has broken its 3 million rolling year passenger figure, according to latest figures from the Civil Aviation Authority*.

Passenger traffic was up by an impressive 19.6%* in May and 12.9% in June compared to the same months last year.

Commenting on this notable milestone, Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport’s Marketing Director, said: “LBA’s significant increase in passenger traffic and extended route and airline choice for 2013 is particularly pleasing in such a competitive marketplace. "