UK’s Heathrow Airport passenger numbers down 88pc amid ongoing travel restrictions

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 10, 2020 A British Airways passenger jet comes in to land at London Heathrow Airport in west London. – London’s Heathrow airport on July 29, 2020, urged the government to create a coronavirus testing programme for travellers to replace quarantines, as it announced more than a billion pounds in losses in 2020. The air hub, usually the busiest in Europe, said it had recorded a pre-tax loss of £1.1 billion ($1.4 billion, 1.2 billion euros) in the first six months of the year, as the pandemic decimates the aviation sector. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)