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IndiGo-Tata airlines duopoly: Outlook for smaller players looks uncertain

So what will the domestic airline market look like going forward?

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“The duopoly in domestic aviation is here to stay,

Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
With a combined share of over 86 per cent in the quarter ended June, the domestic airline market is already a duopoly between IndiGo and the Tatas.

The consensus among experts and the aviation industry is that it is here to stay.

The Tata group’s acquisition of state-owned Air India saw the merger of its four airlines — Air India with Vistara and AirAsia with Air India Express. As a result the combined share in the domestic skies, which had been small for each airline, is now 25.7 per cent and they are pretty close to their target of hitting

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First Published: Jul 30 2023 | 6:40 PM IST

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