Record month for Heathrow

The company's six airports handled a total of 9.9 million passengers up 4.4% on the June 2010 total.

Heathrow handled 6.1 million passengers last month, a 6.3% rise on June 2010 and the west London airport's busiest-ever June.

There was a big rise in the number of people flying to Brazil from Heathrow, while US destinations also did well.