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4-Apr-2012 10:30 AM

International passenger traffic up 9.3% in Feb-2012: IATA

IATA reports (03-Apr-2012) the following traffic growth in Feb-2012:

  • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +8.6% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 75.3%;
    • International passenger load factor: 74.4%;
      • Africa: 62.7%;
      • Asia Pacific: 75.4%
      • Europe: 74.4%;
      • Latin America:78.3%;
      • Middle East: 76.9%;
      • North America: 72.1%;
    • Domestic passenger load factor: 76.7%;
      • Australia: 77.8%;
      • Brazil: 66.5%;
      • China: 79.3%;
      • India: 75.4%;
      • Japan: 61.4%;
      • US: 78.8%;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): +5.2%;
    • International cargo traffic (FTKs): +5.1%;
      • Africa: +3.8%;
      • Asia Pacific: +8.9%;
      • Europe: -1.8%;
      • Latin America: -4.8%;
      • Middle East: +18.4%;
      • North America: +0.1%;
    • Domestic cargo traffic (FTKs): +5.7%. [more – original PR]

IATA: “The outlook for markets still remains fragile, however, with improvements in business confidence slowing in February, containing the upside for business travel, and higher fuel costs threatening price sensitive markets." Source: Company statement, 03-Apr-2012.