India’s domestic air traffic grows in double digit for 50th month

India’s domestic air traffic grows in double digit for 50th month

News:

India’s domestic air traffic grows in double digit for 50th month

Facts:

  • The International Air Transport Association (IATA) found that India’s domestic air passenger volume, measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPK), was the highest amongst major aviation markets like Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and the US.
  • India’s domestic passenger traffic growth was followed by that of China at 12.2 per cent and Russia at 11.7 per cent.

Reason:

  • Due to structural changes, including ongoing rises in living standards, as well as large increases in the number of airport connections within the country. The latter translates into time savings and has a similar stimulatory impact on demand as reductions in fares.”

Additional facts:

  • About IATA
    • The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the global trade association for the world’s airlines representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic.
    • It was founded in Havana, Cuba, in April 1945 and headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    • It’s priorities include safety, security, environment, services, simplifying the business and helping to build relationships within the industry.
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