Domestic Air Passenger traffic grew in January 2020
By M4G Bureau - February 19, 2020
As per DGCA data, 1.27 crore passengers flew in last month
DGCA announced that the domestic air passenger traffic has uplifted by 2.2% to 1.27 crore in the month of January 2020 in comparison with Jan, 2019. However, the passenger load factors of Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir, IndiGo, AirAsia India declined in January 2020 as compared to December last year, as per the DGCA data. The passenger load factor measures the seat capacity utilisation of the airline.
Quoting a reason behind the decrease, DGCA said, “The passenger load factor in the month of January 2020 has shown decreasing trend compared to previous month due to end of tourist season”.
Talking about the airline’s performance, IndiGo maintained its lead position with 47.9% share of the domestic passenger market in January 2020, as per the data.