Worldwide international air passenger traffic in October grew 3.2 percent year over year, - Business Travel News

Share this page

Business Travel Supplier Directory

Text size: A A A

NewsLog
RSS

November 30, 2012 - 10:50 AM ET

Worldwide international air passenger traffic in October grew 3.2 percent year over year, according to the International Air Transport Association. Negatively impacted by Hurricane Sandy, U.S. international traffic rose a modest 0.2 percent, the lowest growth rate across major regions, according to IATA. Elsewhere, October international traffic growth ranged from 12.4 percent year over year in the Middle East to 1.4 percent in Asia/Pacific. Hurricane Sandy also hit U.S. domestic air traffic, falling nearly 1 percent. "We estimate that about two-thirds of the passengers impacted by the hurricane were U.S. domestic passengers," according to IATA.

This page is protected by Copyright laws. Do Not Copy. Purchase Reprint

Leave your comment:

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Related NewsLog
Construction on a new central terminal for New York City’s LaGuardia Airport will begin in 2016,... read more »
Delta Air Lines will invest $450 million in a 3.55 percent stake in China Eastern Airlines... read more »
Orlando – Southwest Airlines intends to remain the last major U.S. airline eschewing checked bag fees,... read more »
American Airlines will deactivate Shares and fully transition US Airways flights to its Sabre reservation system on Oct. 17,... read more »
All-you-can-fly, membership-based air travel service provider Beacon has selected Dynamic Aviation as its operations partner.... read more »
United Airlines has lifted a ground stop after a system glitch halted all mainline flights this morning.... read more »
United Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines have formed a partnership that includes codesharing and loyalty-program reciprocation,... read more »
The U.S. Senate confirmed Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger as the head of the Transportation Security Administration on Monday.... read more »
Sabre has signed a content agreement with United Kingdom-based online train ticket supplier Trainline,... read more »
United Airlines announced today that it will cease operations at New York City’s John F. Kennedy airport as of Oct. 25.... read more »
United Airlines and Air China have expanded codeshare agreements to 22 additional routes,... read more »