Posts a Record 41% Increase in Domestic and 37% increase in International Traffic
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has capitalised on the improvement in global business and leisure travel, posting record passenger load factors for May 2010. The airline carried 8.69 lakh revenue passengers in May 2010, registering a buoyant 41.2% increase as compared to the same period last year. The seat factor for Jet Airways’ domestic operations also stood at an impressive 82.5%, a marked improvement over the same period last year and also a 10% increase over the preceding month of April 2010.
The airline’s international passenger traffic also grew by a robust 36.5%, with a seat factor of 80.3%, in May 2010, as against a seat factor of 75.4% in May 2009.
JetLite, the wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd, has also posted remarkable seat factors of 85.3% carrying over 4.02 lakh passengers in the month of May 2010. JetLite’s code share with Jet Airways has enabled the airline to enhance its penetration of the traveling market.