IATA reported that international premium traffic rose 6.7% year-over-year in September, after growth slowed to 2.3% in August. The rebound for economy travel in September was higher, at 5.8% year-over-year, the organization said in its latest premium traffic monitor. IATA said the stronger premium and overall passenger numbers in September helped both airline yields and profits in the third quarter. “We had not expected the strength to continue this long. An important question is ...

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