|Posted on June 15, 2012 at 12:30 PM|
Following the TT festival the company has announced that passenger figures were the highest in 10 years (excluding the 2007 TT centenary) This year the company ferried 35,172 passengers to island between 23 May and 08 June which is up by 4.3% compared with last year. Also the number of motorcycles transported to the island saw a 3.4% increase compared with last year.
Quote from the company's website...
Chief Executive Mark Woodward explained: ‘As always, the statistics include all inbound numbers to the Island, including residents returning home. Therefore, the number of motorbikes provides the best indicator as to how many TT visitors the Island has welcomed Quote from the company's website.
‘What’s really encouraging is that since 2009 the passenger numbers have increased by 16.7%, with motorbike numbers up 13.5% - indeed, this year has seen the highest number of bikes carried for 10 years, other than for the festival’s centenary year.’