Domestic air travel shrinks by 82.3% to 21.07L people in July
Millennium Post Delhi|August 14, 2020
Occupancy rate for five out of six major airlines was between 50-60 per cent in June

NEW DELHI: A total of 21.07 lakh people travelled by air domestically in July this year, which is 82.3 per cent lower than the corresponding period last year, civil aviation regulator DGCA said on Thursday.

Moreover, the occupancy rate or load factor for five out of six major Indian airlines was between 50 and 60 per cent in June, it stated.

“The passenger load factor in the month of July 2020 has shown a sharp decline due to limited air operations because of COVID-19 outbreak,” said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

The occupancy rate in SpiceJet was 70 per cent in July this year.

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