London Heathrow Airport handled more than 6.5 million passengers in October, representing a 2.8% increase compared to the same period last year.

The Middle East attained the highest growth in passenger capacity during the month, witnessing an 11.7% increase in traveller volumes due to the deployment of larger, fuller aircraft bolstering growth in the region.

In domestic travel, additional flight services launched by FlyBe resulted in a year-on-year traffic growth of 2%, with an extra 20,000 passengers travelling with the regional airline last month.

Additionally, October has been reported to be the busiest month for Heathrow Airport to date in terms of cargo volumes.

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