Indian Air Traffic Up 30.8 Percent in September

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Oct. 16 – In another sign of India’s emerging from the global downturn, and a signal of a now booming Indian economy, domestic air travel in the country grew by 30.8 percent in September over the same figures last year.

Over 3.5million fliers took to the skies last month, itself the fourth consecutive month that air traffic volume has increased.

The economic recovery and a new flush of liquidity had paved the way for many fliers to return to the skies, a report in DNA newspaper said. Air India, Jet Airways, Jetlite, SpiceJet, IndiGo, GoAir and Kingfisher Airlines all reported increased volumes of traffic.