IATA: Passenger Numbers To Reach Seven Billion By 2034

Global passenger numbers are expected to reach seven billion by 2034 with a 3.8 per cent average annual growth in demand, according to the latest IATA passenger growth forecast.

Based on IATA’s prediction, the 2034 passenger numbers would be nearly double the current level of 3.5 billion flying annually.

The five fastest-increasing markets in terms of additional passengers per year over the forecast period will be China (758 million new passengers for a total of 1.196 billion), the US (523 million new passengers for a total of 1.156 billion), India (275 million new passengers for a total of 378 million), Indonesia (132 million new passengers for a total of 219 million) and Brazil (104 million new passengers for a total of 202 million).

IATA also said seven of the world’s top ten fastest growing commercial aviation markets will be in Africa.

 

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