Mena region aviation is world's fastest growing
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Mena region aviation is world's fastest growing

Mena region aviation is world's fastest growing

Etihad Airways' CEO James Hogan said the Middle East and North Africa region's air passenger and cargo traffic will grow 7% a year through 2011, the fastest pace in the world, reported Bloomberg. He said the key drivers of the growth are trade and tourism. Ten Middle Eastern airports are investing $37bn to boost capacity to accommodate an additional 318 million passengers a year by 2012, he said.

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