Global air travel has reached 74% of pre-pandemic levels. Which region has had the biggest rebound?

Global air travel has reached nearly three-quarters of pre-pandemic levels, new figures have shown.

Passenger traffic reached 74 per cent of 2019 heights in September, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

This marks a 57 per cent increase on the same period in 2021.

“Even with economic and geopolitical uncertainties, the demand for air transport continues to recover ground,” said IATA director general Willie Walsh.

IATA represents 290 airlines accounting for 83 per cent of global air traffic.

Where has air-traffic rebounded the most?

At the peak of the pandemic, global air traffic plummeted to a fraction of 2019 levels, dropping by around 80 per cent.

Since 2021, travel has been creeping

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