Just nine travellers handed through Exeter airport in May possibly in accordance to calamitous figures which clearly show the depths of the travel disaster gripping Britain.
Traveller numbers plunged from practically a hundred,000 a yr before, airport bosses exposed in proof to East Devon Council as they sought a bailout.
There were still ninety nine.5pc much less readers in July than last yr and the airport faces a £620,000 monthly bill for enterprise premiums.
East Devon Council has handed a assist offer which will allow £180,000 of the bill to be compensated above the up coming a few decades – the greatest allowed below EU point out help regulations.
The slump has been mirrored throughout Britain which include at big hub airports such as Heathrow, forcing airways and related organizations to lay off tens of countless numbers of staff members in a battle to endure as a golden age for