International passenger traffic climbed 6.7% in November compared to the same month in 2005 on a 5.5% rise in capacity, IATA reported, resulting in a 73.9% load factor. The surge in RPKs represented the highest growth rate recorded since May, but IATA DG and CEO Giovanni Bisignani said the organization expects growth to slow this year and airlines "must continue to keep load factors high by carefully managing capacity and by finding further efficiency gains" if the industry is to achieve the ...

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