Air Deccan records 22% rise in passenger traffic in June 2007

Bangalore: Air Deccan, India's largest low cost airline, has recorded a 22% jump in passenger traffic for June 2007, as compared to June 2006, carrying 663,355 passengers in the month.

The carrier also said that the average load factor too had steadily risen to 83.19% from 81.21% in June last.

Air Deccan now operates 350 flights to 65 destinations daily, as compared to the 265 flights to 55 destinations in the same month last year.

The airline also crossed the 12 million-passenger mark this year, crossing the milestone in a span of less than four years since start of operations in August 2003.