Montréal, 10 January 2014 – The world’s airports reported an overall passenger growth of 3.1% in November driven mainly by international traffic, which saw an increase of 4%, while domestic traffic grew modestly by 2.2%. Latin America-Caribbean, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East all experienced robust year-over-year growth of 8.9%, 6.1% and 6.1% respectively. Europe experienced growth of 3.3%. On the other hand, both North America and Africa were in decline for the month of November contracting by 0.9% and 8.4% respectively. Among the world’s major airports, Dubai (DXB) reported the highest year-over-year growth in passenger traffic at 9.5%, which placed it fifth overall in total passenger numbers for the month of November.