Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Aviation data: Sector grows over 18% YoY, IndiGo tops in market share

The domestic aviation sector grew 18.6 percent year-on-year basis during the month of December 2018, against the same period last year, carrying almost 139 million passengers.
According to latest figures provided by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Indian airlines carried close to 13 million passengers in December against 11.2 in November 2018, rising by close to 13 percent (month-on-month).

Budget carrier IndiGo maintained its vice-like grip over market share by garnering 43.2 percent share.

This was followed by Air India (12.4 percent), SpiceJet (12.3 percent) and Jet Airways (12.2 percent). Regional airlines started under Centre's regional connectivity scheme (RCS) like Zoom Air, Air Odisha and Air Deccan failed to operate a single flight for seventh month in a row.
Overall, for the year 2018, IndiGo emerged with the highest market share of 41.5 percent, Jet Airways (13.8 percent), Air India (12.7 percent), SpiceJet (12.3 percent) and GoAir (nine percent).
22/01/19 Nikita Vasisht/moneycpntrol.com