Vistara and SpiceJet have been the biggest gainers in terms of airline slot re-distributions post the grounding of Jet Airways. Weekly domestic departures in the winter schedule of 2019 are set to grow by a tepid 1.2%, compared with the corresponding period last year. Weekly domestic departures for Vistara during the winter schedule for 2019 would rise 64% to 1,376 from 838 a year ago, data sourced from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) showed. SpiceJet’s weekly departures during the winter schedule will go up 46% to 4316, from 2957 a year ago.
Flights are divided into two scheduling seasons. The summer schedule runs from last Sunday of March until the last Saturday of October, the remainder comes under the winter schedule. India’s largest airline by domestic market share, IndiGo, Read more