Scheduled passenger traffic of airlines of the ICAO member states should grow by 6.4% this year after declining 2% last year, according to the organization. In June, IATA forecast a 7.1% rise in passenger travel measured in tonne-kilometers performed while ICAO's forecast is based on passenger-kilometers performed. ICAO said the robust outlook "reflects positive economic prospects worldwide, based on a 4.5% growth" in world GDP, as forecast by Global Insight. Assuming annual ...

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