Indian domestic traffic rose 4 percent in 2013

Indian domestic traffic had declined by 2.1 percent in 2012, but went up four percent last year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in a study covering the global air traffic trends in entire 2013.

Domestic air traffic up by nearly 10% in Oct

Passengers carried by all domestic carriers between January and October this year was 507.02 lakh as against 483.95 lakh in 2012, registering a growth of 4.77 percent, official data showed.

Domestic air traffic falls in first two months of 2013

In terms of market share, Air India was pushed to the fourth spot at 18.9 percent by no-frill carrier SpiceJet which cornered 20.4 percent of the market.

Air travel demand likely to shrink by 2.5% in FY'13: CMIE

Even the DGCA data for the January-November period, released recently, shows a three percent negative growth during the period.

Air passenger traffic drops by seven% in November

However, on a month-on-month basis the traffic grew by 10.20 percent, as the domestic airlines carried 50.20 lakh passenger in a month under review from 45.55 lakh passengers ferried in Oct, 2011.