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Fall in UK domestic air passengers
After years of growth, the number of UK domestic air passengers fell in the second and third quarters of 2019, with a 6.6% fall in the third quarter of 2019 compared with 12 months before (data from the Civil Aviation Authority ).
The fall in the first quarter of 2018 coincided with the "Beast from the East" prolonged severe cold weather, during which many domestic flights were cancelled .
First published: Nov 2019
Last updated: 19 Nov 2019