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IATA April Year-to-Date Premium Air Traffic Growth

Following is a table for passenger traffic in first and business class by region from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Geneva.

The changes are year-to-date compared to the same period a year ago.

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                          April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.
                           2013   2013   2013   2013   2012   2012   2012   2012
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                        --------------Year-to-Date Percent Changes--------------
Total International        3.2%   3.0%   2.3%   3.3%   4.8%   4.6%   4.4%   4.7%
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Africa - Middle East      10.3%  10.0%   7.8%  10.9%  15.7%  16.8%  18.7%  19.8%
Europe - Far East          2.4%   1.9%   2.8%  10.6%   5.5%   5.5%   6.2%   6.1%
Europe - Middle East       9.2%   8.5%   6.5%   7.3%   9.2%   9.5%   9.7%  10.3%
Africa - Far East         12.6%  15.2%  16.6%  10.3%  10.5%  11.1%  11.7%   6.5%
Within Africa              4.7%   4.9%   6.3%   4.9%  14.7%  15.6%  15.9%  19.5%
Within Far East            6.4%   8.0%   5.9%   4.6%   9.0%   8.8%   9.3%   8.4%
Within N America           2.0%   2.0%   1.2%   2.8%   8.6%   9.0%   9.7%  10.8%
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                          April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.
                           2013   2013   2013   2013   2012   2012   2012   2012
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Within South America       2.9%   3.1%   4.2%   5.1%  13.7%  13.8%   4.4%   5.6%
Mid Atlantic              -1.7%  -0.6%  -0.3%  -1.5%  -1.3%  -0.8%  -0.7%  -0.3%
Middle East - Far East     5.8%   4.4%   1.9%   3.5%  13.0%  14.2%  15.3%  15.3%
North Atlantic             0.4%  -0.5%  -0.5%   0.0%   0.6%   0.4%   0.4%   0.7%
N America - C America      5.6%   5.9%   4.8%   7.6%   3.1%   2.9%   2.3%   2.1%
Europe - Africa           -1.1%  -1.0%  -1.2%   0.2%   4.0%   4.5%   4.7%   5.3%
N America - S America      6.8%   6.3%   6.8%   6.7%   5.7%   5.7%   4.9%   5.4%
Far East - SW Pacific      1.0%   0.8%  -0.4%  -3.2%   3.9%   3.5%   4.7%   3.6%
North & Mid Pacific        1.0%   0.1%  -1.5%   1.6%   5.6%   6.0%   7.3%   7.1%
South Pacific              4.7%   3.5%   1.9%   3.4%  -2.6%  -2.7%  -3.1%  -3.7%
South Atlantic            -1.8%  -3.4%  -2.2%  -1.1%   3.7%   3.9%   4.1%   4.5%
Within Europe              0.7%   0.4%   0.1%  -0.5%   1.0%   0.4%   0.2%   0.6%
Other Routes               8.4%   6.9%   5.3%   6.6%   9.5%  10.3%  11.4%  11.3%
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Source: International Air Traffic Association (IATA).

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