|New Delhi: Domestic airlines flew 45.04 lakh passengers in June this year, up almost 22 per cent against June 2009.
This is the second consecutive month when the domestic airlines have registered almost 22 per cent growth against same period last year. This perhaps explains the increase in congestion at the metro airports.
The DGCA data show that apart from Paramount, all the other airlines carried more passengers in June against June 2009.
The airlines operated with healthy seat factors in the range of 72 per cent to 90 per cent.
The seat factors for June are: Air India (Domestic) – 72.3 per cent, Jet Airways – 80.5 per cent, JetLite – 83.6 per cent, Kingfisher Airlines – 85.1 per cent, Spice Jet – 88.5 per cent, Paramount Airways – 86.8 per cent, Go Air –84 per cent and Indi Go – 90.7 per cent.