While asserting that the industry downturn has reached bottom with load factors returning to pre-recession levels and yields experiencing a timid recovery, IATA has become less positive about prospects for 2010 and yesterday deepened its forecast for global industry losses to $5.6 billion from $3.8 billion owing to renewed pressure on passenger yields, higher fuel prices and low aircraft utilization. The organization maintained its forecast of an $11 billion net loss this year (ATWOnline, ...

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