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Domestic air passenger traffic grows nearly five-fold in May: DGCA data

  • IBEF
  • June 23, 2022

Domestic air passenger traffic saw a strong recovery in demand as Indian carriers carried 1.20 crore passengers on local routes in May 2022, recording a roughly five-fold increase in volume growth YoY, according to data released by DGCA.

Of the total 1.20 crore passengers flown by the domestic carriers in May 2022, market leader IndiGo transported around 70 lakh passengers with 57.9% market share, followed by Mumbai-based carrier Go First with 12.76 lakh passengers, accounting for 10.8% of the total domestic traffic. Air India and Vistara, which are a part of the Tata Group along with no-frills AirAsia India - carried 8.23 lakh and 9.83 lakh passengers, respectively, in April 2022.

In terms of On-Time Performance (OTP), AirAsia India, had the maximum number of flights operating on time with an OTP of 90.8% across four key airports. Vistara had the second best OTP at 87.5% in the month under review, said DGCA.

At present DGCA publishes monthly on-time performance of domestic airlines from four metro airports -Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

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