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Air traffic growth slows in September

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for September showing that demand rose 5.5% compared to the same month in 2017.

This was a slowdown from the 6.4% growth recorded in August year-over-year. Capacity climbed 5.8% and load factor slipped for the first time in eight months, down 0.3 percentage point compared to the year-earlier period, to 81.4%.

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