India tops domestic air traffic demand in November

New Delhi: Global aviation body the International Air Transport Association has said that India’s domestic air passenger traffic grew by 16.4 per cent in November last year, topping the growth chart worldwide.

The IATA, comprising major air carriers, said India continued to witness double-digit growth for the 39th consecutive month.

Globally, the total revenue passenger kilometers increased 8 per cent compared to November 2016, the fastest growth rate in five months.

The available seat kilometers (ASKs) grew by 6.3 per cent. The ASKs for India was at 10.4 per cent, second only to China where capacity grew by 12.9 per cent.

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