Thursday, July 05, 2018

India Records Double-digit Air Passenger Growth for 45th Consecutive Month in May: IATA

New Delhi: India registered double-digit domestic air passenger growth for the 45th straight month in May even though volumes have fallen in recent months, airlines' grouping IATA said on Thursday.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said the country's Revenue Passenger Kilometre (RPK) -- a measure of passenger volumes -- rose 16.6 per cent in May.
Seasonally-adjusted passenger volume in India has fallen back in recent months alongside some mixed signs on the economic front, it said.
"Nonetheless, the bigger point is that May was India's 45th consecutive month of double-digit annual RPK growth (16.6 per cent).
05/07/18 PTI/News18