BAA ups and downs

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BAA?s UK passenger traffic fell by 1.3% in March compared with the same month a year earlier. The airports company said the fall was due to cancellations after heavy snow early in the month hit

Scotland and the North East. A total of 11.4m passengers used BAA?s seven UK airports last month.But there was better news for the full financial year which ends in March, with the operator reporting that its UK airports handled 144.6m passengers, up 2% from the previous year.Its busiest airport, London's Heathrow, handled 67.4m passengers, down 0.3%. By contrast, Gatwick had its busiest year, with 32.8m passengers (+2.6%) and Stansted also performed well with 22.2m passengers (+5%).BAA?s Scottish airports also had a record year, handling a total of 20.3m passengers, with Aberdeen showing the biggest rise of9.5% to 2.95m passengers. Glasgow remained Scotland's busiest airport, ending the year with 8.8m passengers (+2.4%), while Edinburgh Airport handled 8.5m passengers (+5.6%).


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