World airport traffic rose 1.8% in October compared to October 2008 to 287.6 million arriving and departing passengers, continuing the upward trend seen in September, according to Airport Council International's PaxFlash traffic report. Domestic traffic climbed 3.5% to 151.7 million passengers while international traffic dipped 0.2% to 131.6 million passengers. Airfreight trends also showed improvement, with international freight up 1.4% to 3.5 million tonnes and domestic freight up 2.2% to ...

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