Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in air transport in terms of total passengers carried with 849 mil followed by China and Ireland. On the other end of the scale was Monaco with < 0.001 mil, Benin with < 0.001 mil and Somalia with 0.004 mil.
Average air transport in terms of total passengers carried reached 3,979 mil in 2017 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.82 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average air transport in terms of total passengers carried reached an all time high of 3,979 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 310 mil in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to -5.39 % since 1970.
Data for more countries are available at Air Transport (Passengers Carried) indicator page.
|Air Transport (Passengers Carried)||Unit||1997||1998||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|United Arab Emirates||mil||...||...||...||...||50.3||59.9||68.2||75.6||84.3|