By Rohit Vaid
Airline majors IndiGo as well as GoFirst (GoAir) and Air India have been allowed to operate more domestic flights this summer season by the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA).
According to the summer schedule approved by the DGCA, IndiGo has been allowed to operate 13.68% more departures per week.
The percentage rise will allow IndiGo
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GoFirst’s departures per week have been increased by 10.65% to 1,538 from 1,390, followed by Air India, whose departures per week have been hiked by 9.45% to 2,178 from 1,990.
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In the summer schedule, the DGCA has approved a rise of 4.4% more departures per week (22,907), from 110 airports, compared to 21,941 departures per week from 106 airports in the winter schedule 2022.
“Out of these 110 airports, Jeypore, Cooch Behar, Hollongi, Jamshedpur, Pakyong and Mopa (Goa) are the new airports proposed by the scheduled airlines whereas operations from Ziro and Hindon airport are not proposed in the summer schedule 2023,” the DGCA said.