India becomes third largest aviation market in domestic traffic

India has become the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic, beating Japan. India’s domestic air passenger traffic stood at 100 million in 2016. Domestic air traffic has shown a consistent growth of 20-25 per cent throughout 2015 and 2016, peaking in January this year at 25.13 per cent.

United States with 815 million passengers in 2016 enjoyed the top position, followed by China with 490 million.

(Source-The Hindu)

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