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 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.
- 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.