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Passenger numbers at Manchester airport increased again last month, marking 15 months of continuous growth.
This means a record annual rolling total of 22.5 million passengers.
Last month saw a 3 per cent increase in passenger numbers, up from 2.2 million for the same period in 2014.
Ken O’Toole, Managing Director of Manchester Airport, said: “June has set the foundations for a strong summer ahead, boosted by increased capacity on existing services, plus new destinations coming online."
Luton airport is preparing for its busiest ever summer period with 2.6 million passengers expected to travel through in July and August.
Passenger numbers at Luton grew by 16 per cent in June compared with the same month last year.
Earlier this month, Birmingham airport CEO Paul Kehoe welcomed the news of increased flights from China into the city.
The flights are part of a series of services over the summer from China to the West Midlands. More than 4,000 Chinese visitors are expected to fly into Birmingham over the next couple of months on a number of packaged tours.
"Last year’s test of direct Beijing flights were the result of collaborative working with Birmingham City Council, Marketing Birmingham, VisitBritain and the Government," said Kehoe. "I am delighted that we have been able to push on from last year’s success to offer a series of 34 flights this summer."
He added: “The Midlands is a powerful engine of growth at the heart of our country and needs direct aviation to succeed. As the only region to have a positive balance of trade with China, we know how much the Midlands tourism and manufacturing industries value this direct connection."