Passenger traffic surges, cargo stutters

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released

Mar-07 traffic results showing that international passenger traffic demand rose

by 7.8% year–on-year - the largest single month increase recorded in a

year. Average international passenger load factors remained high at 76.4%. Strong

economies drove demand for airlines in the Asia Pacific region (+6.9% RPK),

while Middle East carriers continued their three-year trend of double-digit

passenger demand growth in Mar-07 (+20.4%). Since 2001, Middle Eastern carriers

have increased their overall share of global traffic from 5% to 8%.

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