WEF Attendance Defies Economic Times

 - February 27, 2009, 11:06 AM

Despite expectations that gloomy economic times would reduce attendance at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF), held January 28 to February 1 in Davos, Switzerland, ExecuJet Europe reported that it handled a record number of private jets carrying government and business leaders to the event. Total traffic was up
8 percent over the 2008 event and included more large business jets, such as Gulfstream Vs. Fuel sales for the week were 18 percent higher than during the same period in 2008.