Huge growth in air passenger traffic observed in 2022

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has reported that the air pa­ssenger traffic in India increased by more than 50 per cent in 2022 as compared to 2021. The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-November 2022 was 110.5 million as against 72.61 million during the same period in 2021, registering an annual gro­wth of 52.19 per cent. Moreover, a year-on-year growth of 11 per cent was observed in passengers carried by airlines, from 10.52 million in November 2021 to 11.68 million in November 2022.