Heathrow airport recorded its busiest August figures this year following greater exposure to the business market, BAA revealed today. The airport recorded its second busiest month on record with a 2.5% increase in passengers to 6.5 million. European scheduled traffic grew 10.4% at the airport on the back of an 8.3% increase in seat capacity compared to August 2009. Meanwhile across its other UK airports, the operator saw a slight (0.6%) reduction in passengers, totalling to 10.6 million. At Stansted, a drop in seat capacity contributed to a 6.1% decline in passengers carried. Glasgow also suffered a 9.4% slump in passengers as seat capacity dropped 8.4%. Edinburgh’s traffic reduced 0.2% overall although European traffic grew 9.4%. Aberdeen and Southampton recorded decreased of 4% and 1% respectively.