As per the data of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), budget airline IndiGo has widened its lead over rivals. IndiGo touched a 29.8 per cent market share, the highest since its 2006 launch. Jet Airways (India), which used to be market leader for many years together with subsidiary Jet Konnect, was second at 22.6 per cent.
SpiceJet was third with a 19.6 per cent share. IndiGo carried more passengers than fourth-ranked Air India (19.2 per cen) and fifth-placed GoAir ( 8.9 per cent) put together.
In April 2012, Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet and subsidiary Jet Konnect led with a 28.2 per cent share, IndiGo was second at 23.8 per cent, SpiceJet third at 17.7 per cent, Air India fourth at 17.6 per cent, GoAir fifth at 7.3 per cent and Kingfisher Airlines Ltd last at 5.4 per cent.