Global air passenger traffic surged 7.5% year-over-year in April, up 4.6 points from March, according to IATA’s Air Passenger Market Analysis. April’s RPK increase is 4.3 points higher than the 3.2% growth recorded in April 2013. “The year-on-year comparison is positively biased by the timing of Easter, which occurred a month later than in 2013, boosting air travel in April 2014,” IATA said in a statement. “But even after adjusting for the Easter impact on April ...

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