Global passenger traffic increased 7.6% in February, resuming the upward momentum of 2017 after a January slowdown affected by the later timing of the Lunar New Year, according to IATA’s latest Air Passenger Market Analysis. “The stronger demand growth in January ... is being supported by the robust economic backdrop and solid business confidence,” IATA DG and CEO Alexandre de Juniac said. “However, increases in fuel prices, and labor costs in some countries, likely ...

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