UK airports handled 241 million passengers in 2007, up 2.4% on the prior year, according to UK CAA, which noted that growth was "slower than that seen over the last decade and continues a trend which began in 2005." Transport movements at UK airports grew 1.8% year-over-year to 2.5 million, rising 2.6% at the five London airports that contribute 58% of the country's total passenger numbers. Majority (58%) of UK passengers, or 139 million, were bound for or arriving from continental Europe, ...

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