Domestic airline industry is flying high on the back of lower oil prices and higher capacity with the airlines in India ferrying 20.81% more passengers in June 2016 over the same month last year.
The data shows that airlines in India carried 7.97 million passengers during the month of June this year compared to 6.6 million during the same month last year.
While IndiGo continues to lead the pack in terms of market share by carrying 37.9% passengers in June, it seems to be struggling when it comes to filling its planes.
Indigo flew with only 77.9% of its seats full, one of the lowest in the industry during the month.The only airline that flew its planes with lesser seats full than IndiGo was JetLite that flew its planes with 75.2% seats occupancy.
SpiceJet continues to lead the pack in terms of load factors by flying its planes with 93% seats full. Vistara continued to lead the list in terms of on-time performance by operating 86.5% of its flights on time followed by IndiGo that flew 83.3% flights on time.
Air India came last in terms of on-time performance by operating 73.8% of its flights on time.