IATA reported a 6.5% year-over-year increase in worldwide international RPKs in June and a 4.4% rise in ASKs, resulting in a 1.5-point gain in load factor to 78.3%. Highest regional load factor was North America's 85.3%, where RPKs rose 6.8% and capacity climbed 5.1%. Global freight traffic increased 4.1% against a 4.6% hike in ATKs. Air China flew 4.99 billion RPKs in June, a 19% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity rose 15.8% to 6.6 billion ASKs and load factor climbed 2 points to ...

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