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Passenger traffic up 4% in Sep-2012 , cargo traffic up 1%: IATA

5-Nov-2012 10:57 AM

IATA reports (02-Nov-2012) the following traffic growth in Sep-2012:

  • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +4.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 80%;
    • International passenger load factor: 80.9%;
      • Africa: 71.6%;
      • Asia Pacific: 77.2%;
      • Europe: 83.9%;
      • Latin America: 78.2%;
      • Middle East: 78.7%;
      • North America: 84.6%;
    • Domestic passenger load factor: 78.4%;
      • Australia: 78.1%;
      • Brazil: 74%;
      • China: 82.1%;
      • India: 64.9%;
      • Japan: 67.4%;
      • US: 80.5%;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): +0.6%;
    • International cargo traffic (FTKs): +0.5%;
      • Africa: +2.6%;
      • Asia Pacific: -2.3%;
      • Europe: -0.8%;
      • Latin America: -1.7%;
      • Middle East: +16.4%;
      • North America: -1.0%;
    • Domestic cargo traffic (FTKs): +1.3%. [more – original PR]

IATA: “Despite a small improvement in business confidence last month, the demand environment for air travel and freight markets remains soft with businesses still expecting a decline in manufacturing activity overall and world trade growth continuing to slow,” Source: Company statement, 02-Nov-2012.