Domestic air passenger traffic grows by just 1.18% in September

According to the data released by Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the domestic air traffic last month consisted of 11.79 million passengers compared to 11.35 million passengers in the same month last year, a jump of 1.18 per cent. Indicating further slowdown in the aviation sector, the domestic air passenger traffic this September increased by just 1.18 per cent compared to the same month last year.

The passenger load factor of four major airlines — Air India, GoAir, AirAsia and Vistara, declined in September as compared to August last year, according to the data. The data also showed that IndiGo maintained its lead position with 48.2 per cent share of the domestic passenger market in September.

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