Showed the latest forecasts from the International Federation of Air Transport Association (IATA) that Arab airlines are the best performers in the world after the United States and Latin America.
According to a report issued by the "IATA", got "Arab. Net" a copy of which, it is expected to achieve Arab airlines profit rises 2.5% by $ 700 million in the year 2012, that the report is expected to continue to Arab companies to perform well in the next year 2013 and to be able to raise profits again by 2.7%.
The expectations "IATA" earlier had suggested that Arab airlines had recorded a profit by only $ 300 million.
According to data contained in the report, the Middle East is the best performer in the world after the United States, which occupies the first place expectations to achieve its rise in profits by 3%, followed by Latin America, which is expected to achieve airlines where a rise in profits by 2.7% at the end year 2012.
The report said that airlines in the Middle East could, in the first eight months of this year, expanding its ability to shipping by 13%, while the demand for its services by 14%.
According to the report, the demand for passenger transport services in the Arab region rose by 17.1% during the first eight months of this year, and this percentage is the highest in the world.
The report pointed out that the Arab airlines managed during the current year 2012 also increase its share in the market for flights of long-distance, where the Arab companies acquires only 4.8% of the number of passengers on long journeys, but that this percentage has increased in August / August 2012 to 11.5%.
The aviation sector is one of the important indicators of economic performance, both at the level of the world, or on the level of national economies, and the Arab airlines, and especially the Gulf, has an important centers in the national economies, and plays an important role in economic activity.