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Passenger Figures

Isle of Man Airport Monthly Air Traffic Summary


  • A record monthly 86,418 passengers passed through IOM Airport in June 2017, an increase of 3,985 passengers over June 2016, or 4.83%. 
  • Moving annual total is about the same as last year at over 807,000 passengers. 
  • Aircraft movements were down by 16.7%, the 22% reduction in scheduled services reflecting the closure of Citywing earlier this year. Passengers per scheduled movement were over 60. 
North West market 
  • There was a 1.5% decline in the North-West over June 2016, with 37,224 passengers, impacted by the absence of IOM/BLK, which carried over 1,900 passengers last year. 
  • Liverpool was firmly up by 7.6%, both Flybe and easyJet seeing a similar increase, whilst Manchester was almost 2% down. 
London market 
  • London traffic did well with a 16% increase to almost 28,000 passengers, helped by the new easyJet Luton service which accounted for 2,750 passengers. 
  • EasyJet’s Gatwick route generated 18,755 passengers, a 17% increase, and the highest monthly total since the route started 15 years ago. 
  • The BA London City was down by over 1,650 passengers or 20% as frequencies were reduced. 
Other Markets 
  • Flybe’s Birmingham route was up by over 14% with 4,352 passengers carried. 
  • The Aer Lingus/Stobart Air Dublin service saw a 12% increase with 5,756 passengers. Again, this was a monthly record for the route. 
  • Eastern generated a 50% increase on the Newcastle route, but Belfast, with a vastly reduced frequency, declined by almost 50%. Glasgow was down by 30%, also with reduced frequency. 
  • EasyJet’s Bristol route carried 2,753 passengers, double the number carried in June 2016. 
  • Loganair flew 592 passengers on the first full month of their four weekly Edinburgh service.



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