IATA reported that international premium traffic rose 2.3% year-over-year in August, but sharply dropped from July’s 7.5% growth. Economy traffic for August grew 3.8% year-over-year, down from July’s 5.5% growth, the organization said in its latest premium traffic monitor. IATA said the decline in August is consistent with “what we had been expecting for several months, based on the fall of world trade and the decline in business confidence” (ATW Daily News, July ...

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