Air traffic is the total of aircraft in flight carrying goods and people.
40,000 cities in the world are connected by flights.
Air companies that own at least one aircraft are 650.
Every day, at least 8 million people travel.
3.1 billion people took a flight in 2013.
In 2014, they increased up to 3.3 billion, 44% of the world population.
Every minute, an average of 52 planes takes off in the world.
In 2013, 50 million tons of goods were carried by plane: an average of 140,000 tons per day.
In 2014, the profit of the air transport industry is over 565 billion euros.
On January 1, 1914, a flight covered the distance of 30 km.
A hundred years later, 80,416,438 km are covered.
On a working day, 4,152 planes take off and land at JFK airport, New York.
Flightradar24; International Air Transport Association (IATA); Airport JFK New York