India tops Domestic air travel growth

After a temporary blip, India is back as the world's fastest growing domestic air travel market in May. India saw a growth of 17.7% in domestic air travel in May 2017 over same month in the previous year.

IATA had in March said India was the fastest growing domestic aviation market globally for 22 months in a row. But in April, Russia overtook India by witnessing 16.7% growth as opposed to India's 15.3%.

By May, India got back to the top. IATA said the fastest-growing markets of India, China, Russia and Japan saw double digit growth in domestic air travel, with the figures being 17.7%, 16.8%, 12.8% and 10.3%, respectively.

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