Just nine travellers passed as a result of Exeter airport in May according to calamitous figures which show the depths of the vacation disaster gripping Britain.
Traveller figures plunged from almost a hundred,000 a year before, airport bosses revealed in evidence to East Devon Council as they sought a bailout.
There were still 99.5pc less people in July than very last year and the airport faces a £620,000 invoice for enterprise premiums.
East Devon Council has passed a help package deal which will allow £180,000 of the bill to be paid out around the up coming three a long time – the optimum permitted below EU condition support principles.
The slump has been reflected across Britain such as at massive hub airports these types of as Heathrow, forcing airways and relevant firms to lay off tens of 1000’s of staff members in a fight to endure as a golden age