Domestic air traffic increased by 10% to 1.14 crore passengers in October: Aviation Regulator

Data made public by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday revealed that domestic air traffic increased by almost 27% to 114.07 lakh last month from 89.85 lakh during the same month last year.

In October, 1.14 crore passengers were transported by Indian airlines, a 10% increase over September.

Data made public by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday revealed that domestic air traffic increased by about 27% to 114.07 lakh last month from 89.85 lakh during the same month last year.

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The amount of aviation traffic was 103.55 lakh in September.

After the coronavirus pandemic had a substantial negative influence on the airline industry, flight traffic has started to increase recently.

In October, IndiGo, the biggest airline in the nation, saw a decrease in market share from the previous month, when it stood at 58 percent, to 56.7%.

According to the report, Vistara’s market share decreased from 9.6% in September to 9.2% last month.

In October, Akasa Air, which launched operations in August, had a market share of 1.4% compared to 0.9% in September. SpiceJet and Go First had market shares of 7.3% and 7%, respectively, while Air India had a share of 9.1% in October.

In October, Alliance Air’s market share increased modestly to 1.3%, while AirAsia India’s market share increased to 7.6%.

“Passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-October 2022 were 988.31 lakh as against 620.96 lakh during the corresponding period of the previous year, thereby registering an annual growth of 59.16 per cent and monthly growth of 26.95 per cent,” DGCA said.