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Global Air Passenger Traffic Up In Nov 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- Global air passenger traffic for November 2016 recorded the strongest demand growth in nine months as total revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) grew 7.6 per cent.

In a statement here today, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, capacity increased 6.5 per cent and load factor edged up 0.8 percentage point to 78.9 per cent.

Its Director General/Chief Executive Officer, Alexandre de Juniac, said stronger demand for air travel reflected and supported a pick-up in the global economic cycle.....