Heathrow enjoyed its busiest August on record as holidaymakers defied the recession and flights to India increased 19%, BAA said.
Heathrow handled 6.4 million passengers last month, an increase of 0.3% on last year driven by strong leisure travel. BAA said that Heathrow had also benefited as the only London airport to offer flights to India.
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