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Airports Council International sees two-year traffic slowdown, but solid long-term growth


Airports Council International (ACI) has released its new Global Traffic Forecast 2008-2027 with a warning that many airports should anticipate a traffic slowdown over the next two years. But the global airport body stated traffic is expected to pick up again from 2010 and assume strong long-term growth rates to reach 11 billion passengers worldwide by 2027 - or 30 million passengers per day - up from 5 billion expected in 2009. [545 words]

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  • 2008 an "abrupt change"
  • Airlines will "come and go" - but air travel will be resilient

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  • ACI passenger forecast: Average annual growth rates (%): 2008 to 2027
  • ACI traffic forecasts: Average annual growth rates (%): 2008 to 2027
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