These numbers are translated into an annual growth by 4.4%. Although the trend for air traffic to be doubled every 15 years remains unchanged, the difference is that this growth is located in emerging countries (China, India, remaining Asia and Latin America), indicating that the number of users in these countries will treble from now to 2036.
These figures of growth contrast with one of the conclusions on the industry indicated in the report “Challenges to Air Transport in Spain” presented in Fundación Ramón Areces last June, which highlights a loss of Spain’s direct international connectivity. Furthermore, such connectivity is concentrated in EU countries and Latin America, being very weak with the rest of the world and, particularly, with emerging countries, where the highest growth is expected.
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