The number of people jetting off this easter from UK airports is still down 13% on pre-pandemic levels according to the latest data from aviation analytics firm Cirium.
10,218 flights are scheduled to depart the UK over the easter weekend, equivalent to over 1.8 million seats Good Friday is expected to be the busiest day with 2,690 flights departing.
Despite these numbers being 13% down on 2019, they are 11% up from easter 2022 and over 650% up on 2021, the height of the pandemic.
The largest number of departures will leave from London Heathrow with Gatwick, Stansted and Manchester rounding off the top 4.
The numbers show that although the sector is recovering from the loss of business during the coronavirus pandemic, there is still some way to go for air travel to return to 2019 figures.