U.S. Outbound Air Travel Up for Six Months Straight; Airfare Goes Up, Too

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that U.S. outbound air passenger traffic in June increased 11 percent compared to June 2009, marking the sixth month-over-month increase in outbound air travel.

Here are the increases to specific regions through the first six months of this year: Middle East: up 30 percent Oceania (Australia and New Zealand): up 18 percent Africa: up 17 percent Asia: up 10 percent Mexico: up 8 percent Canada: up 6 percent Caribbean: up 4 percent South America:

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