Worldwide air passenger traffic increased an overall 6.3% in 2016, as passengers wary of traveling in the first half of the year pushed demand to a nearly 9% annual growth pace between June and December, according to IATA’s  full-year Air Passenger Market Analysis. Overall capacity was up 6.2% compared to 2015; the total air passenger market load factor (PLF) for the year was 80.5%, a record full-year average high, IATA said. IATA senior economist David Oxley described 2016 as ...

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