April 2022: New high for Traffic, Oil and Rupee

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic summary for April this afternoon. A total of 1 crore and 8 lakh passengers (108.8 lakh) passengers flew in April 2022, which is a marginal increase over the previous month. April was special in more ways than one. Since the restart post pandemic, the first … Continue reading April 2022: New high for Traffic, Oil and Rupee

March 2022: Battle for second place in Indian skies continues

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for March, coming just days after the country recorded its highest post COVID passenger traffic which led to crossing of 4 lakh passenger mark for the first time since restart of civil aviation.  March saw Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) at new highs, which have … Continue reading March 2022: Battle for second place in Indian skies continues

Battle for second place heats up in Indian skies as February registers 20% sequential growth

The Indian domestic aviation market braved the Omicron led wave which started in the last days of December last year and tapered off towards end of February. Airlines carried 76.96 lakh passengers in February, a growth of 20% over the previous month when traffic was muted as cases in the third wave were at its … Continue reading Battle for second place heats up in Indian skies as February registers 20% sequential growth