Tuesday, December 20, 2016

IndiGo retains number 1 position for 11th straight month in domestic skies

New Delhi: Domestic airlines registered a 22.45 per cent growth in the number of passengers carried in November 2016 at 89.66 lakh as compared to 73.22 lakhs flown during the same period previously.

For 11 successive months in this calendar year, IndiGo retained the number one position having carried 37.73 lakh passengers from among the 89.66 lakh passengers flown by all the airlines collectively in November this year, the latest data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) shows.

Jet Airways emerged as the next favoured airlines among domestic flyers having carried 13.36 lakh passengers in November followed by Air India (11.57 lakh), SpiceJet (11.48 lakh), GoAir (7.20 lakh), Vistara (2.60 lakh) and Air Asia (2.51 lakh).

SpiceJet reported the highest passenger load factor of 92.5 per cent among the domestic carriers followed by IndiGo (88 per cent), GoAir (87.3 per cent), AirAsia India (86.9 per cent) and Jet Airways (80.4 per cent). Passenger load factor shows how many of the total seats on offer by each airline are getting filled.
19/12/16 Business Line
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