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Europe’s traffic continues to deflate


The world’s central bankers and government leaders may have had some recent success in breaking the spiral of fear on world financial markets, but European aviation is nevertheless in for an extended period of weakness. [1165 words]

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  • August traffic confirms a continuing downturn
  • Smaller airports fare better in Aug-08...
  • ...but post-Summer blues set in
  • BAA reports marked slowdown, but remains optimistic
  • British Airways outlook sours, easyJet improves
  • Full service rivals report traffic weakness
  • Conclusion: The brakes are on

Graphs and data:

  • IATA international passenger traffic RPK growth: Europe vs Industry
  • ACI passenger number growth: Sep-07 to Aug-08
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