India recorded highest domestic air passenger growth in 2016

Emerging as a stand-out performer, India witnessed the highest growth of 23.3 per cent in domestic air travel demand worldwide in 2016 twice that of neighbouring China, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA).

The global airlines’ grouping has stated that domestic India market topped the growth chart for the second year in a row with passenger volumes surging twice as that of China. “Domestic air travel rose 5.7 percent in 2016. Capacity rose 5.1 percent and load factor were 82.2 percent, up 0.5 percentage points over 2015.
Source- The Financial Express

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