June 9 (Reuters) - Heathrow:
* As busy summer travel season got underway, Heathrow reached a new passenger record in May
* A record 6.48 million people (+3 pct) travelled through Heathrow during May - an average of 209,000 passengers every day
* "Ring-fencing slots is a move which becomes possible once UK leaves EU"
* "Heathrow continues to progress its own planning consultation which will launch later this year" (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 806 749 1136)