BAA reports traffic at its seven UK airports still grew last month, despite the disruption caused by tighter security measures. Numbers were up a modest 0.3% year-on-year to 14.3m, with the company saying fewer than 2% of the 116,000 flights scheduled to operate from its airports during the month were cancelled. However, the disruption did cost BAA ”13m. UK domestic traffic was most affected, where passenger numbers declined by 7.6% from August 2005 to 2.2m. European scheduled and long haul, excluding the North Atlantic, were the only markets to improve, with increases of 4.5% and 8.8% to 5.9m and 2.2m respectively.