"Passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-April 2017 were 364.13 lakh as against 309.35 lakh during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 17.71 per cent," the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in its statistical analysis.
According to the previous data furnished by DGCA, domestic air passenger traffic had increased by 14.91 per cent during March to 90.45 lakh.
The data showed that low-cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet had the highest passenger load factor (PLF) during the month under review at 93.4 per cent.
In terms of PLF, SpiceJet was followed by budget passenger carriers AirAsia India at 90.1 per cent and IndiGo at 86.9 per cent.
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