In June, the association International Air Transport (IAT) had already advanced that losses in the sector would fall between 2,300 and 6,100 million. Now losses announced that around 5,200 million dollars and that in 2009 will be over 4,100 million.
He also reported that air traffic in July fell 1.9%, a figure that frightens taking into account that is the lowest in five years.
The association attributed the losses to oil prices and reduced demand for tickets. ey to learn more. The have been made based on an average price of a barrel of oil of $ 113, ie $ 40 per barrel more than in 2007.