IndiaÂ´s aviation sector is soaring high, with the month-on-month passenger growth for the month of July hitting a record 25 per cent. The total number of passengers carried by domestic airlines during the January to July 2016 period was 560.87 lakh versus 455.95 lakh during the corresponding period of previous year, thereby registering a growth of 23.01 per cent, says the latest data released by DGCA. Indigo topped the domestic airlines front, with a market share of 39.8 per cent.
Jet Airways had a share of 16.3 per cent, Air IndiaÂ´s domestic airline market share was reported at 14.8 per cent, and SpiceJet reported an 11.7 per cent share. During July 2016, 948 passenger related complaints were received by the scheduled domestic airlines.