‘Domestic air passenger traffic at 111 lakh in Dec’
   Date :11-Jan-2022

DOMESTIC air passenger traffic
DOMESTIC air passenger traffic remained 44 per cent lower in the April-December 2021 period against the corresponding period of FY20, but saw a jump of 52 per cent year-on-year to 111 lakh in December 2021, according to rating agency ICRA. The total domestic passenger traffic had stood at 73 lakh in December 2020, according to a report by the rating agency. It also said that the emergence of new coronavirus variant and reactionary restrictions impacting air travel remain near term-challenges for the airline industry. The growth in December was recorded at 5-6 per cent over November 2021 during which Indian carriers had flown 105 lakh passengers.