The May 2007 figure is 5% higher than in May 2006, with low-fare airline flights
increasing 22% compared with the same month last year.
In the United States, airline flight
sales dropped 30 percent directly following September 11, but have since made a comeback and are now experiencing slow but steady growth.
A study by flight information company OAG has revealed that there were 21% fewer domestic budget airline flights
in the second week of March than in the same week a year earlier.
There was also a five per cent fall in the number of low-cost airline flights
to and from the UK.
To the Editor: Medical events during airline flights
have drawn some attention in recently published articles and letters (1-4).
The growth would result in two additional daily airline flights
every year through the next 15 years, the study found.