10-May-2012 12:35 PM

A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

A4A forecasts (09-May-2012) US airlines will handle an average of 2.24 million passengers globally every day during summer, between Jun-2012 to Aug-2012. A4A expects a record number of passengers to travel internationally. Of the 206.2 million total passengers expected to travel on US airlines this summer, 26.8 million will be travelling on international flights. This estimate surpasses last summer's record of 26.3 million passengers flown on international flights. Domestically, 179.4 million passengers are expected to fly this summer, comparable to summer 2011. [more - original PR]