News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Kirtivardhan Mishra
Updated to Friday, 17 December 2021 7:24 PM IST
According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) data, Indigo served the highest number of 57.06 lakh passengers in November, with a 54.3 per cent share of the domestic market.
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The country’s aviation regulator DGCA on Friday released data on airline passengers in October. Last month, in November, about 1.05 crore domestic passengers flew. This is an increase of 17.03 per cent compared to 89.85 lakh passengers in October.
According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) data, Indigo served the highest number of 57.06 lakh passengers in November, with a 54.3 per cent share of the domestic market. At the same time, SpiceJet served 10.78 lakh passengers, accounting for 10.3 per cent of the market.
According to DGCA data, Air India, GoFirst (formerly GoAir), Vistara, Air Asia India and Alliance Air carried 9.98 lakh, 11.56 lakh, 7.93 lakh, 6.23 lakh and 1.20 lakh passengers respectively in November.
The seat-occupancy ratio for SpiceJet was 86.7 per cent in November, according to the DGCA. In the case of Indigo, Vistara, Gofast, Air India and Air Asia India, prices were 80.5 per cent, 77 per cent, 78.2 per cent, 82 per cent and 74.6 per cent, respectively.
According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Vistara had its best performance in November 2021 at four metro airports, namely Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. About 84.4 per cent of the seats were filled.
The aviation sector has been hit hard by travel restrictions imposed in India and other countries due to the epidemic. Domestic passenger flights resumed on May 25, two months after the airlines’ suspension due to a lockdown imposed last year to prevent the coronavirus epidemic.