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India's biggest airlines: IndiGo is No 1

December 18, 2013 09:37 IST

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Indian airlines flew over 4.5 per cent more passengers in the 11 months of this year compared to the same period last year, with IndiGo retaining its top position in market share, official data said.

In November alone, the domestic carriers flew 51.37 lakh passengers, registering a growth of 2.33 per cent over the 50.20 lakh passengers flown by them in the same period of the previous year.

Between January and November, the airlines carried 558.39 lakh people compared to 534.25 in the same period last year, registering a growth of 4.52 per cent, the data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation showed.

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IndiGo remained the market leader cornering 28.6 per cent share having carried 14.68 lakh passengers.

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Air India edged out SpiceJet from the second position with a market share of 19.3 per cent and passenger numbers at 9.89 lakh.

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SpiceJet was a close third at 19 per cent flying 9.75 lakh passengers in November.

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Jet Airways and JetLite together had a market share of 24.1 per cent carrying 12.42 lakh.

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GoAir had 8.8 per cent market share and flew 4.54 lakh passengers last month, according to the data. 


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