Air India sees 20% rise in passenger revenue

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on June 05, 2014 Published on June 05, 2014

The month of May has been a good one for Air India thanks to its increased passenger loads during the holiday season.

The national carrier has registered a 20 per cent increase in passenger revenues per day to ₹44 crore from ₹38 crore in the corresponding year ago quarter, said a company spokesperson.

The average number of passengers carried by the airline in May went up by five per cent from 45,230 last year to 47,700. The passenger load factor on the domestic network was 80 per cent last month, while in the international sector it was 73 per cent.

Air India Express, AI’s Kerala-based low cost subsidiary, had a load factor of 90 per cent in May. While Air India operated on an average 416 flights per day, Air India Express operated 54 daily flights.

On an average, 56,129 passengers were carried daily by Air India.

Published on June 05, 2014
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