Airport Passenger Figures at it’s highest!

Jersey airport have released the figures for 2016 air passengers and they have been found to be the highest since the year 2000!

In 2016 a total of 1,590,791 passengers had travelled through Jersey airport, this is an increase of 58,000 passengers since 2015. The last time a figure of this scale had been recorded was in the year 2000 with a total of 1,635,584 passengers travelling through.

Key Account & Marketing Director for Ports of Jersey, Myra Shacklady, is delighted with the 2016 results. She says, “This is a great boost for the Island and it’s nice to start the New Year on a positive note. Since the integration of Ports of Jersey in March 2012 we have experienced an increase in air passenger numbers year on year. In fact, since 2012 we have increased air passenger numbers by over 148,000. For an island the size of Jersey with its resident population of 100,000 we believe we have an enviable network of air services available to us and as always, Ports of Jersey will continue to explore new opportunities while maintaining the excellent relationships we already have with our existing carriers”.

Click Here to read the full article on the Jersey Airport website.

14th February 2017