“The very structure of the industry challenged” – AEA
The Association of European Airlines has released traffic and capacity data for Sep-08 containing “the weakest [data] our industry has seen for 25 years”, according to Secretary General, Ulrich Schulte-Strathaus”. He explained the 1.1% decrease in passenger traffic was the first traffic loss since the early 1980s that was attributable essentially to economic factors. [446 words]
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- Cross-border traffic slips in Sep-08, domestic slumps
Graphs and data:
- European carriers passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth: Oct-07 to Sep-08
- European carriers passenger traffic growth by market: Oct-07 to Sep-08
- European carriers' passenger load factor: Jan-08 to Sep-08
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