Air Traffic Jumps Most in Five Years as Fares Follow Oil Lower

  • Asia led way in 2015; Chinese domestic routes still strong
  • Internal U.S. services post biggest gains since 2004
Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Airline traffic surged 6.5 percent last year, the most since the post-slump rebound of 2010, as cuts in fares prompted by the lower oil price encouraged people to travel even amid a generally weaker economic situation.

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