Africa Premium traffic still in the doldrums, but Africa-M/E up strongly: IATA
IATA's Jan-2010 Premium Traffic Monitor records that, despite generally stronger premium traffic results globally that month, African routes were still underperforming. The only exception was Africa-Middle East, where traffic was up by 15.8% year on year for the month. Africa to Far East traffic was down 3.2%, while within Africa premium traffic figures were down 5.0%. Europe-Africa premium traffic was also down, by 2.5%.