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11.2 mn domestic air passengers in Dec; 6.6% higher than Nov: DGCA

Carriers flew 11.2 million passengers in December, a growth of 6.6 per cent over November

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Domestic airlines flew 83.8 million passengers in 2021 registering a growth of 33 per cent over the previous year. In 2020 airlines had transported 63 million passengers.

December saw the fastest growth of air travel since the onset of the pandemic. Carriers flew 11.2 million passengers in December, a growth of 6.6 per cent over November.

Average daily flights and passenger traffic was at 89 per cent and 85 per cent of pre-Covid level in December. Passenger per flight rose from 112 in September to 128 in December, according to domestic brokerage Prabhudas Lilladher.

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First Published: Jan 19 2022 | 8:40 PM IST

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