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18-Jul-2013 12:37 PM

ICAO forecasts pax traffic to rise 5% in 2013, predicts continued traffic growth through 2015

ICAO reports (16-Jul-2013) world scheduled air passenger traffic grew by 4.9% year-on-year in 2012. ICAO expects world scheduled air traffic to grow by 4.8% in 2013, close to the growth rate recorded in 2012. Details include:

  • 2012*:
  • 2013 forecast:
    • Traffic growth (PKPs): +4.8%;
      • Europe: +4.4%;
      • Africa: +5.2%;
      • Middle East: +10.2%;
      • Asia/Pacific: +5.5%;
      • North America: +2.3%;
      • Latin America/Caribbean: +7.6%;
  • 2014 forecast:
    • Traffic growth (PKPs): +5.9%;
      • Europe: +5.5%;
      • Africa: +5.7%;
      • Middle East: +11.2%;
      • Asia/Pacific: +6.4%;
      • North America: +3.3%;
      • Latin America/Caribbean: +8.7%;
  • 2015 forecast:
    • Traffic growth (PKPs): +6.3%;
      • Europe: +6.2%;
      • Africa: +6.0%;
      • Middle East: +10.8%;
      • Asia/Pacific: +6.8%;
      • North America: +3.8%;
      • Latin America/Caribbean: +8.0%. [more – original PR]

*preliminary figures

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