Heathrow and Gatwick hit new highs in July

    Heathrow and Gatwick airports have both reported record passenger numbers for July.

    Heathrow recorded its busiest ever month, with 6.97 million passengers, up 0.5 per cent from July 2013.

    While Gatwick, not to be outdone by its London neighbour, set a new record of 4.1 million travellers, up six per cent compared to the same month last year.

    July 27 was also Heathrow’s busiest ever day on record with almost 240,000 people using the airport.