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Latvian airline airBaltic transported 1,452,017 passengers during the first five months of this year, 22 percent more than in the same period in 2017.

Austrian Airlines increased its passenger volume for the month of May, transporting almost 1.3 million passengers, corresponding to a rise of 7.3 percent compared to May 2017.

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded strong passenger volume growth during March this year, handling 6.39 million passengers with a year-on-year surge of 8.5 percent.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced industry performance statistics for 2016 showing that system-wide, airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers on scheduled services in 2016, an increase of seven percent over 2015, representing an additional 242 million air trips.

 Sharjah International Airport witnessed impressive figures for the month of August.

Global passenger traffic data for August from The International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed that demand increased by 7.2 percent compared August 2016. 

In June, Brussels Airlines continued its upward trajectory with a 15.3 percent year-on-year growth in the number of passengers carried, thanks to its commercial strategy of serving a balanced mix of business and leisure destinations.

During the fiscal year 2016-2017, Hong Kong International Airport set new annual records, exceeding the 70 million mark for the first time with 70.5 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 1.1 percent.

In May, Vietjet maintained its high load factor of over 88 percent, carrying more than 1.5 million passengers and achieving revenue of VND8.35 trillion (USD3.6 billion), a rise of 44 percent compared to the same month in 2016.

April proved to be a landmark month for Brussels Airlines, with the carrier welcoming 837, 646 travellers on board 7,130 flights, a year-on-year passenger growth of 54.6 percent.