IATA said in 2010 Middle Eastern carriers reported the strongest full-year passenger growth at 17.8%. Etihad Airways A330-200. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. IATA reported that world international RPKs rose 8.2% last year compared to 2009, while FTKs climbed 20.6%, showing the “the world is moving again.” However, the sharp rise in oil prices could make for a difficult 2011, IATA cautioned. “After the biggest demand decline in the history of aviation in 2009, people ...

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