Leap year helps higher growth in February 2016

Airlines in India carried a total of 74.76 lakh passengers amongst them in February 2016. Thanks to 2016 being a leap year, the extra day in February helped the airlines clock a growth of over 24%, a little higher than the average 20% which the industry has seen for the last 13 months. The script … Continue reading Leap year helps higher growth in February 2016

Go Air re-jigs network for summer schedule 2016

Go Air, the smallest airline amongst the old timers in India, is re-jigging its network effective the beginning of Summer Schedule (27th March 2016). My first blog post (Go Air – The silent performer) was about this airline, where I had mentioned that the airline started with a philosophy of deploying additional capacity in Europe … Continue reading Go Air re-jigs network for summer schedule 2016

November sees highest passengers carried in 2015 by airlines in India

Ten Indian carried a total of 73.22 lakh passengers in November 2015, the most in any single month in 2015 as Indian aviation continued to record 20% + growth in passenger numbers. Spicejet continued its trend of recording 90%+ load factor for seventh consecutive month as it recorded 90.7%, a slight dip, which probably is … Continue reading November sees highest passengers carried in 2015 by airlines in India

Spicejet clocks fifth consecutive month with 90%+ load factors

Air traffic in India continued to grow at breakneck speed as 66.66 lakh passengers flew in September’15, revealed the data released by Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on 20th October’15. The YoY growth from January to September has been 20.1% with 590.21 lakh passengers having flown in 2015 as compared to 491.44 lakh … Continue reading Spicejet clocks fifth consecutive month with 90%+ load factors