Press Esc to close
Tuesday 27 September 2016
News updated at 12:05 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28.6°C
Min : 20.5°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day
Breaking News

India's domestic air traffic grows by 4 per cent

New Delhi, October 20, 2013, PTI:

Domestic air traffic in India grew by over 4 per cent in the lean month of September, with Air India gaining strength in its market share and load factor than before.

All six Indian carriers together carried almost 457 lakh passengers between January and September as against 438 lakh during the same period in 2012, thereby registering a growth of 4.23 per cent, according to air traffic data released by DGCA on Sunday.

The six domestic airlines reported an over 13 per cent increase in the number of passengers flown in September this year at 45.55 lakh, compared to 40.18 lakh passengers flown during the same period the previous year.

While IndiGo continued to lead in the market share with 30.3 per cent, Jet Airways and its subsidiary JetLite together had a share of 24.6 per cent, with Jet alone accounting for 19.1 per cent.

Air India’s market share in its domestic operations improved to 20.3 per cent from being at the level of 17-19 per cent during the past several months, while its passenger load factor was the highest at 73.2 per cent in September compared with IndiGo in the second possition with 70.3 per cent. AI flew 9.26 lakh passengers last month followed by Jet Airways which carried 8.70 lakh passengers and JetLite 2.52 lakh.

SpiceJet which carried 7.86 lakh passengers in September 2013 had a market share of 17.3 per cent.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A girl and her father kick a pinata representing Donald Trump...

A girl and her father kick a pinata representing Donald Trump...

Children pay tribute to Indian soldiers killed in Uri strike, during an event...

Children pay tribute to Indian soldiers killed in Uri strike, during an event...

Tourists celebrating World Tourism Day in Pushkar on Monday...

Tourists celebrating World Tourism Day in Pushkar on Monday...

Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs for India, speaks during the 71st session...

Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs for India, speaks during the 71st session...

College students paying tribute to Uri attack martyrs in Mumbai...

College students paying tribute to Uri attack martyrs in Mumbai...

Indian team players celebrate their victory over New Zealand on the final day...

Indian team players celebrate their victory over New Zealand on the final day...

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with message 'Keep It Clean: Happy World Tourism Day'....

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with message 'Keep It Clean: Happy World Tourism Day'....

Bollywood actor Juhi Chawla during the inauguration of a cancer initiative...

Bollywood actor Juhi Chawla during the inauguration of a cancer initiative...

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C35 carrying SCATSAT-1...

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s PSLV C35 carrying SCATSAT-1...

'Thousands Hands' Goddess Durga being prepared at a community puja pandal ahead of the Durga Puja...

'Thousands Hands' Goddess Durga being prepared at a community puja pandal ahead of the Durga Puja...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523