Domestic Passenger Traffic
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The industry showed encouraging signs of recovery in the first quarter of 2022 capacity was rebuilding in many parts of Asia Pacific and the Middle East
Domestic air passenger traffic dips in 2019, rises just 5.1% after four years of double-digit growth: IATA
IATA measures passenger growth in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs), which is calculated by multiplying the number of passengers to the distance travelled by them.
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This high growth was initially propelled by low jet fuel prices and later due to the excess capacity in the market, which have forced the airlines to keep fares low and deal with competition.
This is the third agreement Jet Airways has entered into for Boeing’s 737 MAX narrowbody jets over the last one year, taking the total to 225 aircraft. The Indian airline signed firm orders for 75 planes each in October and April.
The 737 MAX can seat between 130 and 230 passengers, depending on the variant.
India's domestic air passenger traffic growth was followed by that of Russian Federation at 7.9 percent and China at 6.6 percent.
Full service carrier Jet Airways and Air India during this period carried 1.40 million and 1.28 million passengers respectively, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation data.