Air Transport World

World traffic growth slowed in 1998.

World airline passenger and freight traffic (RTKs) rose only 1% in 1998, down from 8% in 1997, as Asia's problems took their toll and traffic growth slowed or flattened in other regions, according to preliminary figures from ICAO. Passenger traffic (RPKs) rose 2% compared with 1997. down from 7% growth in 1997 compared with 1996. International RPKs rose 3% year-over-year, vs. …

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