• Domestic air traffic in Jan up 25% at 95.8 lakh passengers

    The domestic airlines flew 95.79 lakh passengers in January this year, registering a growth of 25.13 per cent over the 76.55 lakh passengers flown during the same period previously.

    The latest data released by the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation shows that IndiGo carried the maximum number of passengers during the month at 38.09 lakh, followed by Jet Airways (14.84 lakh), with Air India in the number three spot with 13.5 lakh passengers.

    SpiceJet flew 12.29 lakh, while GoAir carried (7.88 lakh), Vistara (3.03 lakh) and AirAsia 2 .86 lakh passengers during January this year.

    SpiceJet, however, reported the highest Passenger Load Factor of 93.6 per cent, followed by GoAir (90.8 per cent) and IndiGo (90 per cent). The passenger load factor shows how many of the total seats on offer by each airline were getting filled

    SpiceJet also reported the highest On Time Performance at 71.6 per cent, followed by IndiGo 71.2 per cent and GoAir (60.6 per cent) at the four metro airports of Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Stacy McGee Jersey

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