13-Sep-2019 3:59 PM

ACI World forecasts developing world air traffic to overtake Western Europe and NA by 2022

Airports Council International (ACI) World reported (12-Sep-2019) new aviation hubs have begun to overtake the more mature markets of Western Europe and North America. The body has forecast that the world's airports are expected to welcome 10.7 billion passengers in 2022, the year in which emerging and developing markets are predicted to surpass advance markets. ACI forecasts that rising incomes in emerging markets with large populations and large land masses or numerous islands - where aviation is the only practical form of mass transportation - will "help propel global traffic to new heights in the coming years". [more - original PR]

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