43.39%: Annual decline in domestic air passenger traffic in the January-May 2020 period.

Business Standard
18th June

43.39%: Annual decline in domestic air passenger traffic in the January-May 2020 period.

  • The drop was mainly on account of flight restrictions imposed on March 25 in view of the coronavirus pandemic and in force until May 24
  • According to airline executives, the little demand that there was during the period was unidirectional.
  • Business travel took a heavy beating.
  • Over 90% of flight bookings, according to travel firms, were one-way trips and on non-metro routes.
  • SpiceJet witnessed 57.2% passenger load factor, Air India 54%, IndiGo 52.6%, AirAsia India 46%, and Vistara 44.1%.

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