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Air Traffic Rises 20.9% In Jan-March

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Jet Airways recorded the highest market share amongst domestic airlines, government data showed on Thursday.

Jet Airways and its budget arm, Jetlite, recorded a combined market share of 25.4 per cent in March, with Kingfisher Airlines coming in second place with 19.9 per cent share.

Budget carrier IndiGo ranked third with 19.5 per cent.

Seat factors for March, typically a lean season for carriers, dipped for all six major carriers.

Jet Airways saw its seat factor in March declining to 69.2 per cent from 76.5 per cent in February, while JetLite saw it fall to 76.7 per cent from 80.2 per cent.

Seat factor for Kingfisher fell sequentially to 80.4 per cent from 83.6 per cent, while SpiceJet saw loads falling to 75.4 per cent from 81 per cent.


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