The Indian aviation sector continued its upward swing in November, carrying 4.88 million passengers in the domestic segment, compared to 4.62 million in October 2010, even as Jet Airways emerged the top performer having a 19.2 per cent (or 9.34 lakh passengers) marketplace share.
About 46.8 million passengers utilized domestic airlines in January-November 2010, which shows an 18.9 per cent growth compared to the similar period last year, based on details released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Jet Airways had the greatest percentage share of the domestic marketplace of 19.2 per cent (9.34 lakh passengers) even though its sister carrier Jet Lite had a 7 per cent share (3.43 lakh), which adds as much as a total 26.2 per cent marketplace share.
Kingfisher Airlines was second having a 19.1 per cent (9.32 lakh) marketplace share, followed by Indigo with 17.3 per cent (8.43 lakh) and Air India with 17.1 per cent (8.36 lakh). Spice Jet recorded a 13.3 per cent share (6.50 lakh) even though Go Air brought up the rear with 6.9 per cent (3.37 lakh).
The seat issue was the greatest for IndiGo (91 per cent), followed by Spice Jet (87.5 per cent), Kingfisher Airlines (86.7 per cent), Go Air (85.4 per cent), JetLite (82 per cent), Jet Airways (77 per cent), and the lowest for the national carrier Air India (76.9) per cent.
The overall on-time performance of the domestic airlines for November 2010 was 76.4 per cent.