EU governments and the European Parliament drew years of wrangling over security forces' use of airline passenger data toward a close on Friday by agreeing to a compromise deal with the legislature.
The dispute over the retent
International air passenger traffic rose by 8.6 per cent in July compared to the same period last year, led by strong growth from Middle Eastern airlines, according to a report.
Announcing a robust demand growth for both domestic
Middle East airlines once again recorded the strongest increase in international air travel, with a rise of 15.8 per cent in September compared to a year ago.
Airlines in the region continued to benefit from the strength of region
Dubai International said the passenger traffic through the main airport fell 2.5 per cent from a year earlier to 5.09 million people in May because of construction work on its two runways.
Dubai International welcomed more than 5
International air passenger traffic recorded another solid month with a 7.8 per cent growth in January compared to last year led by the strong performance from Middle Eastern airlines, said a report.
The Middle East carriers&rsquo
International air passenger traffic fell by 1.5 per cent in November compared with October, although it remained 4.0 per cent up on November 2010, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said on Friday.
In its monthly report on
Year-on-year growth in international passenger demand slowed to 3.8 per cent in March from the 5.8 per cent recorded in February, said the director general of the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
“The profile of the recovery
Airline passenger traffic for January showed an 8.2 per cent increase compared to January 2010 but the rise in oil prices is expected to make 2011 a very challenging year for the industry, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
The international passenger traffic was almost unchanged in September 2009, compared to the same period last year. There was an increase of just 0.3 per cent in demand, said International Air Transport Association (Iata).
However, Middle E