New data released from Heathrow shows a sharp rise of children under five flying through the airport, as the next generation are fast becoming global jet setters.

New data reveals that the number of youngsters flying through Heathrow is at an all time high, with thousands of under fives taking their first flight in 2016, an increase of 15%* compared to five years ago.

The research reveals that the average five-year-old of today is expected to fly more than half a million miles during their lifetime, the equivalent of flying to the moon and back.

To mark the news, the airport has released a short film; Top Tips from Tiny Travellers, a lighthearted guide to travelling through the airport, lead by five and seven year-olds.

The video can be viewed at

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