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Article from BTNews 17 AUGUST 2009

OAG August

OAG (Official Airline Guide), the Dunstable (England) based schedules supplier to the world’s airlines says that in global terms carriers around the world will operate 2% fewer flights in August 2009 as compared to August 2008.  Although just marginal, after months of negative growth there are positive numbers regarding actual seat capacity.  These total 314,198,752, an increase of 472,839 from August 2008.  Middle Eastern region continues to reflect impressive growth with flights up by 19%.  In comparison, the North American region continues to show decline with a drop of 6%.  Traffic in Europe continues the downward trend August 2009 with 4% less seats than August 2008. www.oag.com

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