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Asia-Pac passenger traffic leaps 10% in May

Friday, July 3, 2015 - 05:50

"May results confirm that demand for connectivity remains robust, but there are possible storm clouds forming on the horizon," says Iata chief Tony Tyler, pointing to the crisis in Greece and the softening regional trade activity in the Asia-Pacific.


OVERALL passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific rose a healthy 10 per cent year on year in May, outstripping the global pace of growth.

And load factor went up to 77 per cent despite a 7.5 per cent increase in capacity (measured in available seat kilometres) for the region'

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