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Jet Airways tops in domestic circuit

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New Delhi , Aug. 30

THE private sector airline, Jet Airways, occupied the number one spot in the domestic market among the four scheduled airlines operating in the country during 2003-04.

Official sources said that during 2003-04, Jet Airways, which carried 68.98 lakh passengers, enjoyed a market share of 46.7 per cent.

In comparison, Indian Airlines (IA) and its 100 per cent subsidiary, Alliance Air, which together carried 58.08 lakh passengers, enjoyed a market share of 39.3 per cent during the period under review.

Incidentally, this is the second consecutive year that the private sector airline has taken a lead over IA.

In April this year, the figures released by the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) showed that the market share of domestic passenger traffic carried by IA slipped to 41.8 per cent in 2002-03 from 47 per cent during the corresponding period in the previous year.

On the other hand, during 2002-03, the market share of Jet Airways had gone up marginally to 48.4 per cent as compared to 48 per cent recorded earlier.

During 2003-04, Sahara Airlines, took up third place having carried 19.24 lakh passengers.

The airline had a market share of 13 per cent followed by Air Deccan, which flew 1.49 lakh passengers and had a market share of one per cent.

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