IATA reported a 7.5% increase in traffic for April compared to the year-ago month. Capacity also rose, climbing 7.6%, and load factor stood at 73.4%. Cargo traffic increased 5.3% on capacity growth of 6.8% during the month. For the four months ended April 30, RPKs jumped 8.7%, capacity climbed 7.6% and load factor stood at 73.6%. Cargo traffic for the four-month period rose 4.7% and capacity increased 7.5%. "Passenger traffic growth of 8.7% shows that demand for travel is strong. ...

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