Economy passenger travel surged 8% year-over-year in April—the biggest leap in economy traffic since March 2012, when economy traffic grew 8.9%, according to IATA’s April Premium Traffic Monitor. April’s strong numbers are a 7.5 point improvement on March’s 0.5% year-over-year performance. Global premium traffic growth grew 3.8% year-over-year in April, improving on March’s 1.9% growth performance. Demand for international premium air travel has been ...

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