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World air reservations to travel in summer shoot up to 35% more

Date: March 4, 2024 Time: 02:08:56

Tourism has given the definitive shelving to the coronavirus pandemic, and neither the runaway inflation since the start of the war in Ukraine, nor the rise in ECB rates, and with it the Euribor seems to be stopping the sector. Air travel reservations worldwide to fly between May and September have warned up to 35% compared to the same period in 2022, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

The survey, which covered 4,700 travelers from 11 countries, corresponds to reservation data from the first quarter of this year. Bookings rebounded above all in the Asia-Pacific region (+134.7%) after the removal of restrictions due to Covid-19, followed by the Middle East (+42.9%), Europe (39.9%) and Africa (+36.4%).

In addition, IATA points out that 79% of passengers plan to travel during the high season this year. Also, the vast majority expect to travel without problems after airlines and airports stepped up their operations after the chaos of last year.

Iata Senior Vice President of Operations, Safety & Security, Nick Careen, stressed that “While disruptions are to be expected, there is a clear expectation that the INCREASED traffic issues faced by some key airports in 2022”.

“To cope with the strong demand, airlines are planning schedules based on the capacity left by airports, border controls, ground handling services and air navigation service providers,” he added.

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Puck Henry
Puck Henry
Puck Henry is an editor for ePrimefeed covering all types of news.
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