Cumulative worldwide first-half air passenger traffic has grown 4.8% year-over-year, besting 2013’s mid-year passenger growth rate of 3.2%, according to Airports Council International (ACI). Similarly, for global air freight the mid-year growth rate stood at 3.7% year-over-year, a clear improvement over mid-year 2013, when air freight tonnage had shrunk 0.3% cumulatively. Global airport passenger traffic grew 4.5% year-over-year in June, slipping 0.2 points from May, but besting June ...

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