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2-Sep-2011 11:13 AM

IATA reports 5.9% rise in passenger traffic in Jul-2011, cargo traffic down

IATA reports (01-Sep-2011) the following traffic growth in Jul-2011:

  • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +5.9% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 83.1%;
    • International passenger load factor: 83.1%;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): -0.4%;
    • International cargo traffic (FTKs): -0.4%;
      • Africa: +8.4%;
      • Asia Pacific: -3.9%;
      • Europe: -0.5%;
      • Latin America: +7.4%;
      • Middle East: +8.4%;
      • North America: +2.0%;
    • Domestic passenger load factor: 82.9%;
      • Australia: 81.9%;
      • Brazil: 73.8%;
      • China: 86.5%;
      • India: 71.2%;
      • Japan: 60.8%;
      • US: 87.3%. [more - original PR]

IATA: “The recent fall in business and consumer confidence, the stagnation of international trade, and the still high level of the jet kerosene price, removes a lot of the positive support for air travel growth. We would expect to see air travel growth slowing in the next few months. Now that international trade has stopped growing a strong near term renewal in air freight growth seems unlikely,” Source: IATA, 01-Sep-2011.

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