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Domestic air passenger volume spikes 70.5% to 89.85 lakh in October

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IndiGo in October 2021 flew 48.07 lakh passengers, accounting for 53.5 percent of the total domestic traffic. Whereas, Air India, which is now set to go to its new owner Tata Group, transported 10.61 lakh passengers with an 11.8 percent market share, according to data.

Domestic air passenger volume spikes 70.5% to 89.85 lakh in October
Domestic air passenger volume spiked 70.46 percent in October to 89.85 lakh over the same month of 2020, DGCA data showed on Thursday. The Indian carriers had flown 52.71 lakh passengers in October last year.
It may be recalled that domestic traffic along with international flight services remains shut for two months till May 25, when scheduled air services were resumed in a graded manner. Scheduled international flight operations to and from India remain suspended as of now.
IndiGo in October 2021 flew 48.07 lakh passengers, accounting for 53.5 percent of the total domestic traffic. Whereas, Air India, which is now set to go to its new owner Tata Group, transported 10.61 lakh passengers with an 11.8 percent market share, according to data.
Full-service carrier Vistara, which is the Tata-SIA joint venture airline, flew 6.96 lakh passengers during October, cornering 7.8 percent of the total pie. Budget carrier AirAsia India carried 5.72 lakh passengers in the previous month and had a market share of 6.4 percent, according to DGCA data.
The two other carriers Go First (erstwhile GoAir) and SpiceJet transported 8.84 lakh and 8.10 lakh passengers, respectively, in October 2021, weaning away 9.8 percent and 9 percent share of the total domestic passenger traffic.
In terms of average on-time performance or time punctuality in operations from the four key airports Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, market leader IndiGo delivered the highest OTP at 88.8 percent flowed by Vistara with 88.1 percent and AirAsia India 86.9 percent, as per data.
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