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17-October-2012

 

DGCA APPROVES WINTER SCHEDULE 2012 OF SCHEDULED DOMESTIC AIRLINES

 

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has approved the Winter Schedule 2012 of scheduled domestic airlines effective from 28th Oct 2012.In all, 10,935 departures per week have been approved, which translate into 1562 daily departures.Air connectivity will be available to/from 73 airports in the Winter Schedule 2012.

 

                        Airline-wise details of departures per week in Winter Schedule 2012 vis-a-vis Winter Schedule 2011 are as follows:

 

Airline

Departures per Week

Winter Schedule 2011

Winter Schedule 2012

Air India

1875

1850

Alliance Air

438

319

Jet Airways

2905

2515

JetLite

875

854

Kingfisher Airlines

2930

Not approved

Spicejet

2051

2233

Go Air

588

675

IndiGo

1879

2447

Mantra

Nil

42

Total

13541

10935

 

                        There is reduction of flights in Winter Schedule 2012 vis-a-vis Winter Schedule 2011 by about 19%.Air India, Alliance Air, Jet Airways and JetLite have reduced capacity in domestic market in Winter Schedule 2012. Whereas, Spicejet, Go Air and IndiGo operations will increase in Winter Schedule 2012 due to capacity augmentation.

 

                        Mantra is a new scheduled regional airline of North region, which commenced their operations in July 2012.

 

PIB, Aizawl

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