CHART: The largest markets for air travel around the world, and which are growing the fastest

From the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the chart below shows the largest markets for air travel around the world and how fast each is currently growing.

Revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) are calculated by multiplying paying passengers by total distance travelled.

Source: IATA

The domestic travel in the US remains the largest in the world, followed by travel within Europe. However, given rapid growth in domestic air travel in China, India and Russia, those markets are rapidly increasing their global market share.

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