IATA said global airline passengers carried annually will rise 28.6% over the 2.8 billion flown in 2011 to 3.6 billion by 2016. In a forecast released this week, IATA projected average annual worldwide passenger growth of 5.3% for the 2012-2016 period. Of the more than 800 million new annual passengers to be added between 2011 and 2016, around 500 million will be traveling on domestic routes, IATA said. The organization predicted less robust growth for international air cargo traffic, ...

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