India at top of the table on robust economic expansion
- The country’s domestic aviation traffic recorded the fastest full-year growth globally for the fourth consecutive year with an 18.6% increase in annual demand in 2018, according to global aviation body IATA.
- India was followed by China (11.7%), Russia (9%) and the U.S. (5.1%). The global average for growth in domestic traffic was 7%, the same as recorded in 2017.
- India was the only country besides the U.S. to record a faster growth than the year before