WORLD AIRPORT PASSENGER traffic posted a fourth consecutive year of growth in 2006, reaching a total of 4.4 billion passengers, 4.9% higher than in 2005. "The growth rate is slightly slowing down compared to 2005-04 and 2004-03 when global airport passenger traffic recorded increases of 6.2% and 10.5% respectively," says Laurent Delarue, senior manager at Arthur D. Little, which conducted a comprehensive analysis of world airport traffic and is presenting it in cooperation with ATW. Annual ...

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