India’s domestic air passenger traffic up 17% in November

India’s domestic air passenger traffic up 17% in November

Data furnished by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation revealed that passenger traffic during the January-November period grew by over 17 per cent.

Domestic air passenger traffic rose to 104.89 lakh in November — up 16.99 per cent — from 89.66 lakh reported for the corresponding month of 2016, official data showed on Tuesday. The total domestic air passenger traffic had risen by 20.52 per cent to 104.51 lakh in October.

Data furnished by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) revealed that passenger traffic during the January-November period grew by over 17 per cent.

“Passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-November 2017 were 1,059.34 lakhs as against 903.36 lakhs during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 17.27 per cent,” the DGCA said in its monthly domestic traffic report.

According to the data, low-cost carrier SpiceJet had the highest passenger load factor (PLF) — a measure of capacity utilisation of the airline — at 95.5 per cent during November.

“SpiceJet also recorded the highest load factor for the 32nd month in a row. The load factor at 95.5 per cent is also the highest in SpiceJet’s history. This has set a new threshold in global aviation and we are proud of that,” SpiceJet’s CMD Ajay Singh said.

SpiceJet was followed by budget passenger carriers IndiGo with PLF at 90.7 per cent and GoAir at 90 per cent.

About author

TnH Global
TnH Global 4016 posts

Our platform is the most comprehensive, current and accurate content destination for tourism that also offers the opportunity to connect and network with quality buyers and sellers.

Name: TnH Global              Email: admin@tnhglobal.com

You might also like

Trends

High court bans all water sports in Uttarakhand

In an order which is likely to have far-reaching implications for Uttarakhand’s adventure tourism sector, the high court has banned all water sports, paragliding and white river rafting in the

Slider

Head to the shores this summer with tripadvisor’s 2017 travellers’ choice awards for beaches

India’s Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islands ranks #8 in the World! Baia do Sancho Fernando de Noronha, Brazil is #1 in the World Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islandsis

Trending

Islamic Cooperation declares East Jerusalem as Palestine’s capital

The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has recognized East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine and invited other countries to follow suit. The organization’s decision, reached

Technology

TripXOXO ties up with CyberPlat for content distribution across India

TripXOXO, an online destination for travellers, has entered into a tie-up with e-payment processing company CyberPlat for content distribution across India. TripXOXO has over 25,000 tours, activities and experiences available

Latest

V Resorts partners with Zoomcar

With an aim to bring great travel deals to its customers, V Resorts, the travel solutions and hospitality management company, has collaborated with shared mobility platform Zoomcar. As a part

Paying service tax charged by restaurants not mandatory says Govt

If you eat out and are not happy with the service, you can refuse to pay the service fee that’s automatically tacked on to your bill by many restaurants. The

Latest

Hotel Sahara Star offers Independence Day deal

Spoil yourself with an assortment of delectable food Hotel Sahara Star invites every gourmand in town this Independence Day for the ultimate luxury dining experience with some exciting offers. To

Las Vegas breaks visitor records in 2016

For the third consecutive year, Las Vegas continued historic visitation growth, setting a new all-time record. The city welcomed 42.9 million visitors in 2016, surpassing 2015’s record-setting 42.3 million. “Las

Latest

Singapore Airlines to Boost F&B Sustainability Practices

Singapore Airlines has committed to significantly enhancing sustainability practices in its in-flight food and beverage offerings. Under the new initiative, a “From Farm to Plane” concept will be introduced to

Slider

Airlines and Airports to invest US$33 Billion in I.T. this year

Cyber security, cloud services and passenger self-service top three priorities for air transport industry. Airlines and airports are estimated to spend nearly US$33 billion on IT this year, according to

Trending

Deccan Odyssey’s Early Bird Offer is here to turn your dream into reality

Travel for seven nights at the cost of five nights only Asia’s Leading Luxury Train, the Deccan Odyssey has made the most awaited announcement of the year. Rolling out its

India – Maldives ties will continue to flourish

His Excellency Ahmed Mohamed, Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives to India, speaks about the strong Bilateral relationship between India and Maldives… Indo Maldivian commercial ties date back centuries when

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!