IATA November Year-to-Date Premium Air Traffic Growth

Jan. 17 (Bloomberg) -- 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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                           Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April
                           2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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                        --------------Year-to-Date Percent Changes--------------
Total International        5.9%   6.3%   7.2%   7.5%   8.2%   8.2%   8.7%   8.5%
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Africa - Middle East      -3.3%  -4.3%  -2.9%  -5.4%  -5.0%  -5.8%  -3.7%  -2.5%
Africa - SW Pacific       10.1%   9.5%   6.8%   5.6%   4.4%   6.4%   9.0%   8.0%
C America - S America     12.9%  11.3%  12.3%   8.7%   8.5%   6.7%   5.8%   6.6%
Europe - Far East          8.6%   9.2%  10.3%  12.0%  12.4%  12.1%  13.2%  12.7%
Europe - Middle East       8.9%   9.2%  10.4%  10.3%  12.4%  13.1%  14.2%  14.9%
Europe - SW Pacific        0.3%   1.8%   1.5%   1.9%   3.4%   3.8%   6.0%   5.2%
Africa - Far East          7.1%   7.6%   8.6%   8.4%   9.6%  10.8%  14.1%  12.7%
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                           Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April
                           2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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Within Africa              9.0%   8.2%   8.5%   8.2%   7.6%   6.5%   5.4%   5.9%
Within Central America   -48.5% -51.1% -53.3% -55.7% -58.8% -57.0% -57.1% -54.9%
Within Far East            9.4%  10.4%  11.2%  10.9%  10.8%   9.5%   9.3%   7.6%
Within Middle East         2.9%   2.4%   2.2%   2.0%   2.9%   1.1%  -0.1%   0.8%
Within N America          -7.3%  -8.2%  -8.5%  -9.7%  -9.1% -10.4% -10.5% -10.2%
Within SW Pacific        -18.6% -19.5% -20.9% -20.3% -19.3% -17.4% -18.8% -18.7%
Within South America       9.9%  11.3%  12.6%  13.0%  14.7%  15.6%  16.6%  18.2%
Mid Atlantic               4.1%   4.1%   4.6%   4.7%   5.2%   6.1%   6.8%   7.2%
Middle East - Far East     9.2%   9.6%  10.4%   9.8%  11.1%  10.0%  10.6%  10.6%
Middle East - SW Pacific   5.9%   5.5%   5.4%   6.1%   6.1%   6.1%   5.5%   3.8%
North Atlantic             6.7%   7.3%   8.5%   9.3%  10.2%  11.1%  12.4%  12.9%
N America - C America     -0.1%   0.0%   0.2%  -0.2%   0.4%  -0.3%   0.0%   0.2%
Europe - Africa           -3.9%  -3.5%  -2.7%  -2.9%  -1.8%  -1.5%  -0.6%  -0.4%
N America - S America     12.9%  13.6%  13.1%  14.3%  15.4%  15.3%  15.5%  15.3%
Far East - SW Pacific      8.2%   8.6%   8.8%   9.1%   9.3%   8.8%   9.1%   8.8%
North & Mid Pacific        3.8%   3.7%   3.9%   3.7%   3.3%   3.1%   3.8%   4.2%
South Pacific              1.6%   1.9%   2.7%   2.9%   4.2%   4.7%   5.8%   8.5%
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                           Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April
                           2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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South Atlantic            13.3%  14.1%  14.9%  16.2%  16.3%  15.8%  17.0%  16.4%
Within Europe              5.2%   5.7%   6.9%   7.6%   8.8%   9.4%   9.8%   9.4%
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Source: International Air Traffic Association (IATA).

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