June Passenger Arrivals Data

Air passenger arrivals continued to grow during June of this year thanks to a strong performance from a number of routes including Glasgow, Liverpool and London Luton. Despite an uplift in passenger arrivals from Granville and Carteret, the overall number of arrivals by sea was 5% lower than was the case twelve months earlier. So far this year the combined number of passenger arrivals by air and sea is over 13,000 up compared with the same period of 2016.

June Passenger Arrivals Jersey

Passenger arrivals figures reflect both returning residents as well as arriving visitors. The headlines for June are:

  • Air passenger arrivals were 1.8% up on a year ago
  • Routes seeing the strongest year-on-year performance in absolute terms were those from Glasgow (+1,258 passengers), Liverpool (+1,067) and London Luton (+527)
  • Routes seeing the largest year-on-year declines in absolute terms were those from Cork (-301 passengers due to the route no longer operating), Stuttgart (-250 due to the route no longer operating), Berlin Tegel (-238 due to the route no longer operating), Manchester (-233) and Guernsey (-229)
  • Sea passenger arrivals were 5.1% lower than a year ago
  • Routes seeing the strongest growth were those from Sark (+572 passengers, the vast majority of which will be returning day-trippers), Carteret (+418) and Granville (+126)
  • Routes seeing the largest year-on-year declines in June were those from St Malo (-1,538), Portsmouth (-599) and Poole (-460)
  • The combined Air and Sea change in passenger arrivals was a decline of 0.8%

Looking at the year-to-date situation

  • Air passenger arrivals are 1.5% higher than during the first six months of last year
  • Liverpool, London Luton and London Gatwick have seen the strongest growth in absolute terms
  • There has been a significant drop in air passenger arrivals from Guernsey (-4,762) and Manchester (-3,575)
  • Sea passenger arrivals remain up 5.4% up on the same period of last year thanks to the strong start to 2017
  • Carteret has seen the strongest absolute growth followed by Guernsey and St Malo
  • Portsmouth is the only route to have witnessed a significant decline in the first half of this year
  • In the first six months of this year passenger arrivals from air and sea combined are 2.6% higher than in 2016, equivalent to an increase of 13,388

June Passenger Arrivals Data