By 2036, 7.2 billion passengers will travel by air annually, according to IATA’s newest 20-year Air Passenger Forecast, released Oct. 18. The forecast nearly doubles the 3.8 billion passengers expected to utilize air transport in 2016. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to provide over half of the new passengers over the next 20 years, IATA said, with China taking the top spot as the world’s largest aviation market in/around 2029. The US will drop to second and India will be ...

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