Top 10 Airlines in India
Top 10 Airlines in India

Top 10 Airlines in India

India is one of the fastest growing aviation markets in the world. It has caused high competition to airline Industry. As by the DGCA Traffic data and No of Passengers carried by domestic airlines during Jan-Aug 2015 were 523.55 lakhs as against 433.24 lakhs during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 20.84%. There are scads of private airlines increased their presence in India by ordering new fleets and destinations. We have amassed a list of the largest airlines in India, according to market share.

1. Indigo Airlines 

Top 10 Airlines in India
Top 10 Airlines in India

IndiGo Airline is an Indian Low-cost airline company headquartered at Gurgaon, India. The airline offers more than 633 daily flights connecting to 38 destinations including 5 international destinations with its primary hub at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. It presently operates a fleet of 97 aircraft belonging to the Airbus A320 family. In 2014, IndiGo carried 21.4 million passengers in the domestic sector.

Total Market Share : 38.5%
  1. Fleet size : 97
  2. Passenger Load factors : 76.8%
  3. Cancellation Rate: 0.10%
  4. Passenger Complaints in average :0.7 % (No. of Complaints/10,000 Pax)

On-Time Performance (Scheduled Domestic Airlines):

  • BLR : 90.0%
  • DEL : 88.8%
  • HYD : 85.0%
  • BOM : 69.2%

2. Jet Airways 

Top 10 Airlines in India
Top 10 Airlines in India

Jet Airways is a major Indian airline based in Mumbai. It is the second largest airline in India, both in terms of market share and passengers carried, after IndiGo. It operates over 300 flights daily to 74 destinations worldwide. Its main hub is Mumbai, with secondary hubs at Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Jet Airways serves 47 domestic destinations and 22 international destinations, a total of 69 in 19 countries across Asia, Europe and North America.

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Total Market Share : 19.8%
  1. Fleet size : 116
  2. Passenger Load factors : 80.8%
  3. Cancellations : 0.96%
  4. Passenger Complaints in average : 1.4 % (No. of Complaints/10,000 Pax)

On-Time Performance (Scheduled Domestic Airlines):

  • BLR : 89.6%
  • DEL :87.6%
  • HYD :85.6%
  • BOM :82.7%