SpiceJet passenger numbers in March


Low-cost carrier SpiceJet’s discounting which began in January has not helped the airline carry more passengers. For the month of March 2014, the airline carried 11% fewer passengers as compared to the same month last year. During the month, SpiceJetBSE -4.23 % carried 9.41 lakh passengers as compared to 10.58 lakh passengers in the same month last year.

The data was retrieved from the DGCA website.

The increased capacity meant that the airline’s average load factor during March 2014 fell sharply to 68.9% while in the same month last year the low-cost carrier was flying its planes 76.1% full on an average.

Read more at Economic Times


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