Aviation: India's September domestic air traffic up 20%: IATA
India`s domestic air passenger traffic grew in double digits for the 49th consecutive month in September, a global airline association said on Monday.
India`s domestic air passenger traffic grew in double digits for the 49th consecutive month in September, a global airline association said on Monday. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said India`s domestic air passenger volume measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) was highest among major aviation markets like Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and the US.
As per the data, India`s domestic RPK in the month under review rose by 19.8 per cent compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.
India`s domestic passenger traffic growth was followed by that of the Russian Federation at 11.1 per cent and China at 9.3 per cent.
In terms of capacity, India`s domestic available seat kilometres (ASK) -- which measures available passenger capacity -- was higher by 18.8 per cent in September, that of China`s 10.3 per cent and the US saw a 8.6 per cent rise.
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