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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.

Saudia Airlines achieved a new single month record in April when 2,906,070 passengers travelled on board its aircrafts, confirming the carrier's consistent growth.

With Finavia's efforts and ongoing development programme currently in action to expand Helsinki Airport and increase its capacity, the Finish company will arrange a unique deployment test in a role play type motive on July 06 to ensure terminal operations and processes are working readily before inaugurating the hubs' south wing.