IATA reported that international premium traffic for January was up 2.9% compared to the year-ago month, slightly down from 3.7% in December. “After a weak start to the 2011 fourth quarter, premium travel rebounded in December and has maintained that level in January,” IATA said in its latest premium traffic monitor. IATA noted there are “distortions in the January result due to the Chinese New Year holiday occurring a month earlier than last year—particularly in ...

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