The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today published the 58th edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), and the top three city-pairs based on passengers carried on international routes were: 1. Hong Kong- Taipei (4.9m, down 11.5%) 2. Dublin-London (3.6m, up 6.9%) 3. Jakarta-Singapore (3.4m, up 8.6%).
“Last year, as recorded in the WATS, the industry carried more than 3bn
passengers and nearly 48m tonnes of cargo on nearly 100,000 flights per day,
while the real price of air travel fell by 7.4%. Aviation’s annual contribution
exceeds even these impressive figures.
The United States is still the largest single air market in the world, in terms of total two-way traffic, international and domestic.
Read rest of key statistics here.
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