first_imgThe decline in the number of Brits booking flights abroad continued between June and August, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed.There was a three percent seasonally adjusted fall compared to the previous three months, while the non-seasonally adjusted figures for the 12 months to August were down by 13 per cent compared to a year earlier.”During June to August 2009, the seasonally adjusted number of visits abroad by UK residents decreased by three percent to 14.6 million, while the associated spending decreased by four percent to £7.5 billion,” an ONS statement said.There was some good news however, after it was revealed that visits to the UK by overseas travellers increased by three percent during the summer compared to the previous three months.Despite this, passenger numbers were still ten percent lower for the 12 months to August compared with a year earlier.The ONS announced in July that the seasonally adjusted number of visits to the UK increased by three percent between March and May this year.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedFlights abroad still popular despite the recession, figures suggestBrits appear to be booking flights abroad despite the ongoing economic turmoil, it has been revealed.’Staycations’ hand boost to domestic flights’Staycations’ hand boost to domestic flightsMore young adults taking flights abroad with their parentsMore young adults taking flights abroad with their parentslast_img