Global air passenger traffic grew 4.6% year-over-year in May, unchanged from April and signaling a slowdown in growth, according to IATA’s latest Air Passenger Market Analysis. Through May 31, worldwide air passenger traffic demand is up 6% year-over-year (YOY). “After a very strong start to the year, demand growth is slipping back toward more historic levels,” IATA DG and CEO Tony Tyler said, citing terrorist activity and the fragile global economy as factors contributing ...

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