On Sunday, domestic aviation traffic reached a “all-time high” of 4,56,082 passengers in a single day. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the sharp increase in passengers is an indication of the nation's increasing affluence.
After being badly impacted by the coronavirus epidemic, domestic aviation traffic in the nation has been on a recovery path for many months.
the civil aviation ministry tweeted on Monday, “Indian Domestic Air Travel Hits New High, Surpasses pre-Covid Average”, on April 30.
According to the government, 2,978 flights on Sunday carried a total of 4,56,082 people.
The statement said, “India's domestic air traffic reaches new heights with an all-time high!”
The average daily domestic passenger count before Covid was 3,98,579.
Scindia said in a tweet that the nation's civil aviation industry is breaking records every day.
According to him, the nation's rapidly expanding economy and affluence are shown by the exploding domestic aviation passenger numbers post-Covid.
Domestic airlines carried 128.93 lakh passengers in March, up 21.4% from the same month last year.
According to the most recent statistics from the aviation watchdog DGCA, the airlines transported 375.04 lakh passengers between January and March.