IATA: January air travel demand improves 82.3% y-o-y despite Omicron spread

IATA director general Willie Walsh

KUALA LUMPUR: Total demand for air travel in January 2022 jumped 82.3 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) but slid by 4.9 per cent as compared to December 2021, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

Based on seasonally adjusted basis data, IATA reported that domestic air travel in January 2022 was up 41.5 per cent compared to one year ago but fell 7.2 per cent compared to December 2021.

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