April traffic worldwide rose significantly from 2013, but decelerating economic growth in China could depress future growth for the balance of the year, an analysis of data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows. China’s domestic air traffic grew by a robust 9.9% in April, compared with 2013, and international traffic for the Asia-Pacific region rose 6.7% for the month. But this could change for the rest of the year as China’s economy cools. The country ...

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