Loading
5-Jan-2011 12:17 PM

ICAO reports 6.3% rise in 2010 pax numbers

ICAO reports (23-Dec-2010) the following preliminary traffic highlights of airlines of ICAO member states:

  • 2010:
    • Passenger numbers: 2.5 billion, +6.3% year-on-year;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +8%;
    • Capacity (ASKs): +3.7%;
    • Cargo traffic: (FTKs): +18.9%. [more]

ICAO: “Based on a growth of more than 4 per cent of the world economy for the next three years, ICAO forecasts that traffic worldwide will grow at 4.7% and 4.9% for 2011 and 2012, respectively. Oil prices, currently above USD80 per barrel, higher than the 2007 average level, remains a potential impediment to growth, although this could be mitigated by the delivery of new and more fuel efficient aircraft,” Source: Company statement, 23-Dec-2010.

Want More News Like This?

CAPA Membership gives you access to all news and analysis on the site, along with access to many areas of our comprehensive databases and toolsets.
Find Out More