IATA: Air Passenger Numbers Grew 5.3 Percent in September
|Click to enlarge|
According to a new analysis from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), global air travel demand rose 5.3 percent in September over the same month last year.
Demand was measured in revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs).
This continues the positive growth trend for passenger demand even though the performance was slightly below the August year-over-year rise of 6.3 percent. September capacity rose 5.1 percent and load factor rose 0.2 percentage points to 80.3 percent.