Economy

IndiGo, still top domestic carrier

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on November 25, 2017 Published on June 19, 2014

Airline passenger traffic up 5% in May

Domestic airlines flew 60.22 lakh passengers in May, a 5.46 per cent increase over the 57.10 lakh passengers carried by the airlines in the same period last year, data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation show.

Airline break-up

IndiGo airlines which flew 19.08 lakh passengers in May continued to be the market leader followed by Air India at 11.22 lakh passengers and SpiceJet (10.80 lakh passengers).

Jet Airways carried 10.29 lakh passengers while its low cost arm JetLite carried 2.32 lakh passengers in May.

Jet Airways’ passenger carriage will increase if passengers flown by JetLite are added.

The airline, however, gives separate figures for the number of passengers flown by Jet Airways and JetLite to the DGCA.

Published on June 19, 2014
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