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Air Passenger & Freight Traffic in India: Domestic+International (2007-17)

The following data and statistics are sourced from various reports published from time to time by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Ministry of Civil Aviation, India.

DGCA is the regulatory body in the field of Civil Aviation, primarily dealing with safety issues and responsible for regulation of air transport services to/from/within India and for enforcement of civil air regulations, air safety and airworthiness standards.

Air Passenger Traffic in India

PASSENGER TRAFFIC CARRIED BY SCHEDULED CARRIERS OVER THE PAST DECADE

(Figures in Million)

Air Passenger Traffic in India from 2007 to 2017

The domestic passenger traffic registered a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.89% during the period 2007-08 to 2016-17 while the international passenger traffic grew at 8.07% (CAGR) during the same period.

YEAR ON YEAR COMPARISON OF NUMBER OF PASSENGERS

Air Passenger Traffic in India 2015-16 vs 2016-17
Note: Air Carnival started its operations in August 2016 and Zoom Air in February 2017.

The high growth of 21.77 % in the total domestic passengers during 2016-17 is mainly due to the high growth in passengers carried by IndiGo, SpiceJet, Vistara and Go Air.

Air Freight/Cargo Traffic in India

FREIGHT TRAFFIC CARRIED BY SCHEDULED CARRIERS OVER THE PAST DECADE

Air Freight/Cargo Traffic in India from 2007 to 2017

The domestic cargo traffic registered a growth of 6.3% (CAGR) over the period from 2007-08 to 2016-17 while International cargo traffic grew at 4.4% (CAGR) during the same period.



NOTE:

Meaning of SCHEDULED CARRIERS

Scheduled Carriers are the Persons or Air Transport Undertakings who are operating any Scheduled air transport service from, to, in, or across India with the permission granted by the Central Government.

Definitions given under Rule 3 of the Aircraft Rules, 1937:

Sub-rule (9A) - "Air Transport Undertaking" means an undertaking whose business includes the carriage by air of passengers or cargo for hire or reward.

Sub-rule (49) - "Scheduled air transport service" means an air transport service undertaken between the same two or more places and operated according to a published time table or with flights so regular or frequent that they constitute a recognisably systematic series, each flight being open to use by members of the public.

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