According to data from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), around 5.72 million passengers travelled by air in April as compared with 7.83 million passengers in March.
The passenger load factor (PLF) of major scheduled commercial airlines was 52-70% in April, down from 64-75% in March.
IndiGo had a 53.9% market share and 58.7% PLF and it carried 3.08 million passengers in April, while SpiceJet carried 705,000 passengers registering a 70.8% PLF and 12.3% market share.
While, Air India’s domestic load factor was at 52%, with a market share of 12%, Vistara and AirAsia India carried about 311,000 and 355,000 passengers, respectively in the month of April.
SpiceJet Ltd is currently trading at Rs76.45, up by Rs1.6 or 2.14% from its previous closing of Rs74.85 on the BSE.
Interglobe Aviation Ltd is currently trading at Rs1,690.55, up by Rs21.05 or 1.26% from its previous closing of Rs1,669.50 on the BSE.