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More flyers: January-April tickets show 22% surge

india Updated: May 13, 2010 22:16 IST
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In a positive sign for the beleaguered aviation sector, domestic airlines saw a 22 per cent rise in ticketing in the first four months of 2010 over the same period last year.

Jet Airways continued its dominant position in the domestic market, followed by Kingfisher and Air India, as per air traffic data released by the civil aviation ministry on Thursday.

A total of 162.82 lakh passengers travelled in the first four months of this year, against 133.41 lakh a year ago.

The total number of domestic passengers carried by the scheduled airlines in April was 41.88 lakh. The figure was 39.03 lakh in the previous month.

Jet Airways had 25.9 per cent of the market in April, followed by Kingfisher with 21.4 per cent and Air India (18.2 per cent).

Low cost carrier IndiGo’s share was 15.7 per cent, Spice Jet 12.6 per cent, Go Air – 5.9% and Paramount 0.3 per cent.