Heathrow Airport expects ‘record’ summer

The airport reported revenue of £808 million

An Airbus A340 takes off at Heathrow Airport. Picture: Getty

The company behind Heathrow Airport has said it expected this summer to be the “the busiest on record” as it geared up for the holiday season.

Some 18.5 million passengers travelled through the UK’s busiest airport during the first three months of this year, more than ever before, according to its quarter one results.

The strong performance during what is traditionally a quieter period of the year was in part driven by growth on business ...