IATA reports (19-Apr-2011) the following premium traffic growth highlights by region in Feb-2011:
- Total international: +7.7% year-on-year;
IATA: “The next few months at least will see air travel adversely hit by a further surge in fuel prices and unrest in MENA, the impact of the Japanese earthquake and a fall, hopefully temporary, in business confidence during March. Most economic forecasts see these as temporary setbacks to continued expansion. If so, travel growth should resume,” Source: Company statement, 19-Apr-2011.