Domestic airlines log 16% more fliers in February

Domestic airlines log 16% more fliers in February
Domestic airlines flew 15.77% more passengers in February, compared with the same month last year, latest official data has showed.

According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), airlines carried 86.55 lakh people last month, compared with 74.76 lakh in February 2016. This means that the domestic carriers flew a total of 182.34 lakh passengers in the first two months of this year, against 151.31 lakh, clocking a growth of 20.51%. SpiceJet continued to be on the top on the seat occupancy list by filling 93.7% seats, followed by GoAir 90.9%.

Overall cancellation rate for February has been 0.39% with Zoom Air topping the list with 14.29%. In terms of market share, IndiGo continued to be on top by cornering 39.5%.

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