Domestic air passenger traffic grows by 3.0% in July; IndiGo maintains lead position with 47.8% share

With the tourist season coming to an end, the domestic air passenger traffic in July increased by just 3.01 percent compared to July last year, according to the data released by aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday

Press Trust of India August 22, 2019 19:36:11 IST
Domestic air passenger traffic grows by 3.0% in July; IndiGo maintains lead position with 47.8% share
  • The domestic air traffic in July this year consisted of 11.90 million passengers as compared to 11.55 million passengers in the same month last year, a jump of 3.01 percent, as per the DGCA data

  • In June this year, the domestic passenger growth was 6.19 percent compared to the same month last year

  • The passenger load factor of all the major airlines -- Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir, AirAsia and Vistara -- declined in July as compared to June 2019

New Delhi: With the tourist season coming to an end, the domestic air passenger traffic in July increased by just 3.01 percent compared to July last year, according to the data released by aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday.

The domestic air traffic in July this year consisted of 11.90 million passengers as compared to 11.55 million passengers in the same month last year, a jump of 3.01 percent, as per the data.

In June this year, the domestic passenger growth was 6.19 percent compared to the same month last year.

Domestic air passenger traffic grows by 30 in July IndiGo maintains lead position with 478 share

Representational image. Reuters

The passenger load factor of all the major airlines -- Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir, AirAsia and Vistara -- declined in July as compared to June 2019, as per the DGCA data.

The passenger load factor measures the seat capacity utilization of the airline.

"The passenger load factor in the month of July 2019 has shown declining trend compared to previous month primarily due to the end of tourist season," the DGCA stated in a note.

IndiGo maintained its lead position with 47.8 percent share of the domestic passenger market in July, the data showed.

SpiceJet's market share decreased from 15.6 percent in April to 15.5 percent in July, giving it the number two spot, as per the data.

The market share of Air India, GoAir, AirAsia and Vistara were 14.79 percent, 13.26 percent, 7.71 percent and 7.15 percent, respectively, in July this year.

Air India topped the list of passenger grievances with 2.1 complaints per 10,000 passengers in the month of July, while SpiceJet was on number two position with 0.8 complaints per 10,000 passengers, as per the DGCA data.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

How many times will govt say 'don’t know?': Shiv Sena slams Centre’s response on Vijay Mallya's extradition
India

How many times will govt say 'don’t know?': Shiv Sena slams Centre’s response on Vijay Mallya's extradition

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that a 'secret' extradition process was going on to bring the fugitive businessman back to India but it was not aware of its status

India's first seaplane service to begin 31 Oct: From frequency to ticket cost, what you need to know
India

India's first seaplane service to begin 31 Oct: From frequency to ticket cost, what you need to know

With the aim to provide "seamless and affordable" connectivity, the Gujarat government had signed an MoU with the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Airports Authority of India to start the services in July

Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

Airlines may be permitted to operate domestic flights at 75% of pre-COVID levels, says Hardeep Singh Puri

The civil aviation minister, however, added that the decision will depend on if or not the passenger numbers continue to remain healthy during the next 7-10 days