Global airfares fell around 5% in 2015 compared with the previous year with consumers worldwide lapping up the lower fares. The latest data from IATA revealed 2015 as the strongest year for aviation since the post-Global Financial Crisis rebound in 2010 with growth in demand of 6.5% well above the 10-year average of 5.5%. Annual capacity rose 5.6% last year with load factors climbing 0.6 percentage points to a record annual high of 80.3%. All regions experienced positive traffic growth for the year with carriers in the Asia Pacific region accounting for one-third of the total annual increase in traffic. Asia Pacific carriers recorded an international demand increase of 8.2% compared to 2014 - the largest increase among the three largest regions. Find out more.