The rate of decline in global passenger traffic slowed in March compared to February, according to Airports Council International. But the organization warned that the swine flu outbreak could affect trends going forward as people cancel travel plans and authorities try to contain the outbreak. Airports handled a total of 250.8 million passengers in March, down 8.3% compared to the year-ago period but an improvement over the 10.3% year-to-year decline recorded for February passenger ...

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