India’s domestic air passenger traffic grew 56.82 per cent to 1.20 crore in February over the same month last year, as per the data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday.
All domestic carriers together had flown a total of 76.96 lakh passengers on local routes in February 2022.
The growth in traffic was led by market leader IndiGo
Air India, AirAsia India, and Vistara, which in the process of merging with Air India, together transported a total of 29.75 lakh domestic air passengers during the month under review.
The total market share of the three entities together was 24.6 per cent during the reporting month, as per DGCA data.
Budget carrier SpiceJet
PLF or seat factor is a measure of how much of an airline’s passenger carrying capacity is used or average percentage of seats filled in an aircraft.
The overall cancellation rate of scheduled domestic airlines for February was 0.25 per cent, it said.