Domestic air traffic up a whopping 35 per cent

New Delhi: Attractive fares, offered in tandem with a peak season, have helped Kingfisher, SpiceJet and IndiGo gain market share in November. Also gaining traction in the market were Jet Airways, JetLite and GoAir, even as Paramount Airways and Air Deccan got left behind in the race for market share.

According to data released by the directorate general of civil aviation, public sector domestic operator, Indian, saw its market share declining sharply during November to 15.6%, from 17.6% in October.

However, seat factor of almost all the airlines, improved in November compared to October.

Domestic air traffic also grew a whopping 35%, to 39.23 million, during January-November.

Kingfisher aggressively increased fleet size to around 39 aircraft over the last one year, which pushed up its market share.