Aviation Before coronavirus wreaked havoc, India air passenger traffic grew 9% in February Updated : March 18, 2020 12:48 PM IST All airlines witnessed a higher load factor in February, primarily due to promotional fares launched by them. SpiceJet achieved the highest passenger load factor, or capacity utilisation, at 93 percent in February as compared to 91.5 percent in January. While air travel demand had been decent until February, March traffic data is expected to be severely impacted by weak travel demand due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.