Airline Capacity and Operation in India for May 2001-2008


The Indian aviation industry is growing every month, as per a recent report by OAG’s latest airline schedules, the analysis reveals that airlines around the world plan to operate 2,553,657 flights throughout May 2008. There will be 40,015 more worldwide operations compared with May 2007 resulting in a two per cent growth. The total number of available seats for this month of May will also climb to 306,948,147, up from 296,873,220 (3 per cent) in the same month last year. This growth is also evident in India with positive numbers emerging from all major airports be it Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkatta and Chennai. All the airports have witnessed a rise in numbers of seats right from 2001 till 2008. It is not just seat capacity but overall operations that are witnessing a surge.











Source: OAG Back Aviation Solutions

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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