According to the ICAO-sponsored Industry High Level Group (IHLG), by 2034, the aviation industry will provide 99 million jobs and generate $5.9 trillion in GDP, a 122% increase over 2014. But if traffic growth were to slow by only 1% annually, the total number of jobs supported by the air transport sector would fall over 10%, more than 10 million jobs, and the air transport sector’s contribution to world GDP would decrease approximately 12%, or $690 billion.   With ...

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