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commercial aviation

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 18:17

A rise in tourism and lower oil prices have pushed forward the growth of commercial aviation across countries and continents. Globally, the sector has been on a rise since the 2009 crisis and shows no sign of slowing down. In 2016, almost 3.7 billion passengers flew all over the world, a 6.7 percent increase over the previous year. Just in Latin America, 256 million passengers flew in the same year.
Mexico is in an even better position in terms of civil aviation. In 2016, 82.7 million passengers flew with commercial airlines, 10.7 percent more than in 2015, according to DGAC. National airlines grew by 13.4 percent to reach 53.6 million passengers in 2016. International carriers grew 6 percent, hitting 29.1 million passengers flying to and from Mexico.