IATA December 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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                           Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May
                           2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013
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                        --------------Year-to-Date Percent Changes--------------
Total                      4.2%   4.0%   4.5%   3.4%   3.4%   3.0%   3.2%   2.9%
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Africa - Middle East       9.2%   8.8%   9.0%   8.8%   9.8%   9.2%  13.2%  11.5%
Europe - Far East          4.9%   4.9%   4.8%   3.1%   3.3%   3.3%   2.4%   1.8%
Europe - Middle East       8.9%   8.8%   9.2%   8.9%   9.1%   6.9%   8.6%   9.1%
Africa - Far East          2.8%   3.0%   6.5%   8.3%   9.9%   8.1%  10.9%  12.5%
Within Africa             -4.1%  -3.9%   1.5%   2.3%   3.1%   3.3%   4.2%   4.8%
Within Far East            7.2%   7.5%   8.0%   5.2%   4.8%   6.1%   6.2%   5.7%
Within N America           3.7%   3.9%   4.5%   4.4%   3.1%   1.6%   2.0%   0.9%
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                           Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May
                           2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013   2013
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Within South America       3.9%   4.1%   4.1%   4.7%   4.4%   3.5%   2.9%   2.3%
Mid Atlantic              -1.2%  -1.6%  -2.4%  -2.8%  -2.9%  -2.6%  -1.6%  -1.7%
Middle East - Far East     4.2%   3.8%   3.8%   3.5%   4.2%   3.1%   5.6%   5.8%
North Atlantic             2.4%   2.1%   2.5%   1.5%   1.1%   0.5%   0.1%  -0.2%
N America - C America      5.9%   5.9%   7.3%   6.1%   6.1%   5.9%   5.9%   6.2%
Europe - Africa           -1.2%  -1.4%  -0.8%  -0.7%  -0.5%  -1.8%  -0.3%  -0.8%
N America - S America      8.8%   9.2%  10.8%   8.8%   8.7%   8.4%   8.0%   7.6%
Far East - SW Pacific      3.4%   2.9%   2.9%  -1.5%  -1.3%   1.4%   1.8%   1.7%
North & Mid Pacific        2.0%   1.7%   1.8%   0.6%   0.5%   0.3%   0.3%   0.5%
South Pacific              3.3%   3.2%   9.1%   5.6%   6.0%   6.2%   5.7%   5.5%
South Atlantic            -0.3%  -0.1%  -0.4%  -0.8%  -0.9%  -1.0%  -1.1%  -1.4%
Within Europe              2.5%   2.3%   2.6%   2.3%   2.2%   0.8%   0.7%   0.5%
Other Routes              10.0%  10.0%  10.3%  10.2%  10.3%   8.8%   9.6%   9.0%
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Source: International Air Traffic Association (IATA).

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