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Air traffic up 23.5% in September; IndiGo top carrier with 40% market share

Air traffic up 23.5% in September; IndiGo top carrier with 40% market share

As per an official data released on Wednesday, the month of September saw a 23.5 percent rise in the number of air passengers to 82.3 lakh as compared to the year-ago period.

Domestic air traffic logs 24.03% growth in Jan-Mar 2016, IndiGo retains top slot

Domestic air traffic logs 24.03% growth in Jan-Mar 2016, IndiGo retains top slot

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.


MIT engineers develop new aircraft queueing model

The researchers claim that the aircraft queueing model predicts how long a plane will wait before takeoff, given weather conditions, runway traffic, and incoming and outgoing flight schedules.

Air traffic resumes at Srinagar airport

In a relief for stranded passengers, air traffic to and from Srinagar International Airport resumed Thursday after remaining suspended for the last three days due to foggy conditions.

Foggy weather affects flight movement at Srinagar airport

Air traffic to and from Srinagar international airport was hit for the third day running today due to foggy weather.

Airline losses to come down 35 to Rs 5,500 crore this FY: ICRA

Low crude prices, increasing efficiency and rising air traffic will help the domestic airlines bring down their losses massively this fiscal to around Rs 5,500 crore from around Rs 8,500 crore last year, says an analyst report.

Air traffic grows 29% in July; airlines carry 67.45 lakh people

The number of passengers ferried by domestic carriers climbed 29 percent to 67.45 lakh in July as discounts and fall in fuel prices made airfares more affordable.

India clocks 16.3% domestic air passenger growth

The global domestic traffic during this period grew by 6.5 per cent during the period with China clocking 12.1 per cent followed by Russian Federation, which posted a sub-10 per cent growth in June, International Air Transport Association (IATA) said.

Fuel tanker overturns inside Kerala airport, spills ATF

A tanker carrying aviation fuel overturned here spilling the ATF inside the airport premises on Wednesday, triggering panic.

Spain air traffic controllers begin four-day strike

Air traffic controllers in Spain on Monday launched a staggered four-day strike that could affect around 5,300 flights in the world`s third most visited country.

Sharma visits ATC tower at airport; takes stock of situation

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma Sunday made a surprise visit to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower at the Delhi airport and took stock of the functioning of the air traffic management.

'Air traffic sees strong recovery; 'fittest' to gain more'

Moreover, rising incomes and ease of travelling abroad is expected to continue to boost outbound travel.

AAI opposing cut in Delhi airport charges unfortunate: IATA

On the contrary, lower airport fee would stimulate the traffic growth at the Delhi Airport as it would bring down airfares to an affordable limits, it said.

UAE sandstorm disrupts air traffic in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

A major sandstorm across the United Arab Emirates has disrupted air traffic at airports in Dubai on Thursday, according to authorities, while online flight data showed Abu Dhabi was also impacted by the bad weather.

Discount drive helps domestic airlines log healthy growth in February

A series of heavy discount ticket offers by domestic carriers helped India's air passenger traffic log a healthy 21.48 percent growth in February over the same period last year, DGCA data shows.

India's domestic passenger traffic up in December

Domestic air passenger traffic increased by 15.29 percent in December to 64.40 lakh passengers -- up from 55.86 lakh in the corresponding month last year, official data showed Monday.

Dense fog envelops Delhi; air, rail and road traffic disrupted

Dense fog envelops Delhi; air, rail and road traffic disrupted

It was another chilly morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling at 8.2 degrees Celsius and dense fog delaying 30 flights and 87 trains.

Domestic air traffic shows healthy growth for Nov '14

India's domestic air traffic grew strongly by over 14 percent last November compared to the same month in 2013, though that did not translate into higher international travel demand for Indian carriers, IATA said Thursday.

Six new airlines to start operations in the new year: Govt

Six new airlines are expected to fly the Indian skies next year, the government said on Tuesday as it asked states to join hands to promote regional connectivity and help the aviation sector meet its burgeoning losses by reducing taxes on jet fuel.

Domestic air traffic registers 14.35% growth in November

The number of passengers rose to 58.74 lakh as against 51.37 lakh carried by the seven Indian airlines a year-ago, the data showed.