Domestic airline passenger traffic up 21.13% in six months
Source: PIB, Government of India
The rate of passengers carried by domestic airlines witnessed 21.13% growth during January-July, 2015, compared to the corresponding period of previous year. The passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-July, 2015 were 455.78 lakh as against 376.28 lakhs during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 21.13 %. Total number of 67.45 lakh domestic passengers was carried by scheduled domestic airlines in the month of July, 2015. According to the PIB data, passenger load factors of various scheduled domestic airlines in July 2015 showed a declining trend compared to that of June 2015, primarily due to the end of tourist season. The passenger load factors of various scheduled domestic airlines in Jul2015 are as follows: Regarding the complaints, during July 2015, a total of 802 passenger-related complaints were received by the scheduled domestic airlines. Various reasons of passenger complaints are indicated below: The overall cancellation rate of scheduled domestic airlines for the month of July 2015 has been 0.53%. Various reasons of cancellations are indicated below: Coming to the case of foreign airlines, there are more than 70 foreign carriers operating to/from India. At the time of compilation of report, On Time Performance(OTP) data of 39 carriers was received and the overall OTP of these 39 carriers for the month of July 2015 has been 81.0% in departures and 75.1% in arrivals.
August 18, 2015 | 5:52pm IST.