IATA: Passenger Demand Remains Strong In August Amidst World Crises

Air passenger traffic demand worldwide grew 5.9% year-over-year in August, up 0.6 point from July but down 0.9 point from August 2013’s growth rate, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) data. IATA noted that sanctions resulting from the Russia-Ukraine crisis continue to have a sobering effect upon the European economy, especially affecting Germany, and within Russia itself.

 

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Author: David Pflieger

David Pflieger is working as the CEO of Island Air, located in Hawaii. David received his pilot training in the United States Air Force, and has since held multiple positions with different airlines, for over 20 years!

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