Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?

As November comes to a close, the month has seen the highest ever domestic passenger numbers recorded post COVID lockdown in India. However, I was closely tracking data for October and waiting for the regulator to declare the granular data for October. The summary for October was about Air India topping the OTP charts but … Continue reading Eleven thousand passengers separated Air India and Vistara in October – Will AI push Vistara out in November?

Air India gains momentum in September, industry set up for a great winter!

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for September this afternoon. Domestic air traffic crossed the 1 crore mark again with 1 crore 3 lakh (103.55 lakh) passengers flying in September 2022. This is an increase of 2.14% over August. However, August had 31 days while September had 30 and thus … Continue reading Air India gains momentum in September, industry set up for a great winter!

August 2022: Passenger numbers cross the 1 crore mark again, no impact of capacity cap on SpiceJet

Akasa Air’s first month of operations Vistara loses passengers and market share after a splendid July Air India records better OTP than IndiGo The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for August this afternoon. Domestic air traffic crossed the 1 crore mark again with 1 crore 1 lakh passengers (101.16 lakh) … Continue reading August 2022: Passenger numbers cross the 1 crore mark again, no impact of capacity cap on SpiceJet

June 2022: Sudden drop in traffic as seasonality and high fares set in

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) declared the traffic statistics for June this afternoon. A total of One crore and Five lakh passengers flew in June 2022. This is a drop of 9.55 lakh over the previous month, which was the best ever since restart of scheduled domestic flights in Indian skies in May … Continue reading June 2022: Sudden drop in traffic as seasonality and high fares set in

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