Passenger air traffic rose 5.7% Y/Y in January, says the IATA, but air freight demand declined...

|By:, SA News Editor

Passenger air traffic rose 5.7% Y/Y in January, says the IATA, but air freight demand declined 8% Y/Y. Stripping out distortions from the Chinese New Year's occurrence in January (vs. in February last year), "the underlying trend was for stronger passenger growth, while stabilized weakness in cargo markets continues."