- IATA reports 2014 starting off strongly for the global airline industry with revenue passenger kilometers up 8% Y/Y.
- Middle East and Asia-Pacific carriers showed the biggest gains for international travel.
- On the domestic side, China sizzled with revenue per kilometer up 20.1%. The U.S. saw a 2.1% rise in domestic travel demand.
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at CNBC.com (Nov 18, 2014)