IATA’s assessment of premium and economy travel in September. Key points: • Passenger travel on international markets was up 5.1% in September year-on-year, similar to the August 5.4% result. But the September rise is due to weakness in the year ago period, rather than growth over the month. Looking at the results by travel class, premium travel rose just 2.9% year-on-year, down from 5.3% in August, reflecting weakness on markets connected to the Far East; • International passenger numbers continue to show a broadly positive trend for both economy and business travel classes in 2015, despite a fall in volumes
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