IATA said weakening air travel growth is showing signs of stabilizing, with a 2.3% year-over-year lift in premium traffic for October, down from the 3.8% in September. In its latest premium traffic monitor, IATA estimated that Hurricane Sandy, which disrupted travel to and from the US northeast at the end of the month, negatively impacted total air travel by just half a percentage point. Economy travel in October was up 4.4% from the prior year period, a slightly lower result than ...

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