Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Domestic airlines fly 20% more passengers in June

New Delhi: Domestic airlines flew 95.86 lakh passengers in June this year registering a growth of almost 20 per cent over the 79.75 lakh passengers flown during the same period in the previous year.

IndiGo retained the number one spot having flown 38.26 lakh passengers followed by Jet Airways (14.58 lakhs) and SpiceJet (12.73 lakhs). Air India carried 12.49 lakhs while Go Air flew (8.05 lakhs), Vistara (3.44 lakhs) and AirAsia (3.51 lakhs).

SpiceJet, however, reported the highest passenger load factor of 94.5 per cent during June this year among all the domestic airline. Passenger load factor shows how many of the total seats on offer by each airline are getting filled.

AirAsia reported a PLF of 89.6 per cent, followed by GoAir (89.4 per cent), IndiGo (87.8 per cent) and Vistara (86.4 per cent).

IndiGo reported the best on-time performance among all the airlines at 86.1 per cent at the four metro airports of Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. Vistara took the second spot reporting an OTP of 80.8 per cent followed by SpiceJet (79.8 per cent) and Go Air (75.9 per cent).
19/07/17 Business Line