Passenger Numbers

IATA: Demand for Air Travel in 2015 strongest in five years

Global air passenger traffic for 2015 rose 6.5% for the full year compared to 2014, reported the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This was the strongest result since the post-Global Financial Crisis rebound in 2010 and well above the 10-year average annual growth rate of 5.5%. While economic fundamentals were weaker in 2015 compared to […]

IATA: Strong traffic growth continues in May

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) global passenger traffic results for May show strong demand growth compared to May 2014 for both domestic and international traffic. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.9%, an improvement on the year-over-year increase in April of 5.7%. Capacity in May increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 0.3 percentage […]

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