India’s Domestic Passenger Market Becomes 100 Million Strong


Domestic air passengers crossed 100 million for the first time in 2017, shows passenger data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today. Data shows that airlines carried 117 million passengers during 2017, a growth of 17.31% over 2016.

During the month of December, domestic air passengers grew by about 17.69% with Indian carriers carrying 11.2 million during the month.

On the back of the increase in number of passengers travelling during the month, all scheduled carriers flew its planes with over 80% of their seats full. Gurgaon based SpiceJet continued to maintain its pole position on the load factor front by flying its planes 95.6% full followed by GoAir, which flew its planes with 92% seats full. IndiGo came close third by flying its planes with 90.8% seats full. Read More…

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