IATA reported that international premium traffic for December was up 3.7% compared to the year-ago month, and a 1.7% growth in November. “Although premium travel strengthened at the end of 2011, the trend for the previous eight months had been flat at best,” said IATA in its latest premium traffic monitor. “Over the past two months, premium travel has expanded further than economy, improving the mix for airlines and ending the deterioration seen since early 2011,” ...

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