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Domestic carriers see 3% fall in traffic

New Delhi, Jan 19, 2013, PTI:

In line with the trend for most part of the year, statistics released by civil aviation regulator DGCA indicate that domestic airlines carried 588.19 lakh passengers in calendar year 2012, compared to 606.63 lakh, a fall of3.04 per cent.

In December last year, 4 per cent less passengers travelled on domestic airlines compared to the same period previously.

In December, the seven domestic air carriers carried 54 lakh passengers in December 2012 as against 56 lakh passengers flown in December 2011.


The seats offered by the industry and passenger demand for seats witnessed a decline in capacity for the eight straight month in December last year.

When it came to overall cancellations of domestic airlines for December, the newly launched Mantra airlines witnessed largest number of cancellations with 29 per cent of its flights being cancelled.

According to DGCA data, 792 passenger-related complaints were received by the scheduled domestic airlines in December 2012. The average number of complaints per 10,000 passengers carried was 1.5, with Air India registering highest number of 2.2 complaints.

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