A4A predicts 4% growth in summer 2017 air travel

Airlines for America (A4A) reported that it expects a record 234.1 million US airline enplaned passengers — or approximately 2.54 million per day — will travel worldwide on US airlines between June 1 and August 31, a growth of 4% over last summer´s 224.8 million travelers, the organization said.

Accordingly, airlines are adding 123,000 seats per day across their networks to accommodate the 100,000 additional daily passengers expected to fly on US carriers during this period.

A4A is the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines. It advocates on behalf of the American airline industry.

A4A works collaboratively with the airlines, labor groups, Congress and the Administration to improve air travel for everyone.