Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Domestic air traffic logged a robust 24.03 percent growth in January-March 2016 with 11 Indian carriers together flying 230.03 lakh passengers as compared to 185.46 lakh passengers in the same period last year.
Of this, private airlines carried 194.65 lakh passengers or 84.6 percent of the total passenger traffic. The share of the national carrier Air india stood at 15.4 percent as it transported 35.38 lakh passengers during the reporting period.
Private budget carrier IndiGo continues its domination in the domestic market, having flown 85.03 lakh passengers during the October-January 2016 period and cornered a 37 percent market share in this period.