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Jan global air passenger traffic growth hits 6-month high

Growth led by European and Asia-Pacific carriers, while Middle Eastern carriers posted weakest expansion

Asia-Pacific carriers recorded a demand increase of 7.1 per cent, up from a 5 per cent in December. Capacity rose 5.1 per cent, and load factor 1.5 per centage points.


GROWTH in global passenger traffic rose by 6.5 per cent in January 2019 from a year ago - recording the fastest pace in six months - data from the International Air Transport Association (Iata) show. Passenger capacity (in available seat...

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