Promising start to 2018 for January air passenger numbers

From Jersey Airport,
13 February 2018

This year has got off to a positive start for air passenger numbers with almost 2,000 more travelling through Jersey Airport in January 2018 than at the same period in 2017 and 2016. The month recorded a total of 86,956 air passengers compared to 85,063 in 2017 and 83,091 in 2016.


The start of the year has reported increases in the London market on 2017 as well as rises in passenger numbers for Scotland, the midlands and the south. Inter-island air passenger numbers for January are 11% down compared to 2017. 


British Airways held the largest market share of 31% in January 2018, closely followed by easyJet with 29% and Flybe at 20%.