Up in the air: how to save money on flights
In 2016, there were nearly half a million aircraft take-offs and landings from Heathrow alone. That's well over a thousand a day.
Since 2009, the number of flights worldwide has been increasing year-on-year and is showing no sign of letting up.
With such high demand, flying is never going to come cheap. This is especially true if you're planning to travel long-haul. But the good news is that there are steps you can take to reduce the cost of your air travel.
So read on as we take a look at some tips for how to save money on flights.