Middle East carriers had the strongest year-over-year traffic growth in February at 13.4 per cent as airlines continue to benefit from the strength of regional economies and solid growth in business-related premium travel.
Middle East carriers saw year-on-year passenger growth demand expand by 9.7 per cent in February--the strongest among all the regions, said a report released by the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
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The Middle East will see the strongest international air passenger growth between 2012 and 2017 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3 per cent with the UAE adding 29.2 million passengers over the forecast period, nearly as many as Chi
Middle East carriers had the strongest year-over-year traffic growth at 15.1 per cent in August, a trend which will continue with solid progress in non-oil producing sectors in countries such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE, a report said.
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national carrier of the kingdom, is working on solutions to meet an estimated 25 million passengers on the carrier by 2020, said a top official.
Fleet size and the condition of facilities as we
Middle East carriers saw a year-on-year expansion of 12.1 per cent in passenger demand last month, fuelled by the growth in new routes to emerging markets in Africa and Asia, said an International Air Transport Association (Iata) release.
Middle East carriers saw year-on-year passenger growth demand expand by 10.6 per cent in February--the strongest among all the regions, said a report released by the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
Middle East and Africa based airlines grew 14.7 per cent and 7.1 per cent respectively in 2012, supported by the development of trade between Asia and Africa, said the director general and CEO of the International Air Transport Association.
Emirates is responding to strong passenger demand in Tunis by launching an extra frequency and introducing the Airbus A340-500 on to the Dubai-Tunis route, commencing March 25.
The new frequency offers daily flights to Tunis, utilis
Global traffic showed a slight softening in demand in June for both passenger and freight markets, with the passenger traffic rising 4.4 per cent while freight was 3 per cent lower, as compared to June 2010.
The trend for passenger travel