According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the country's scheduled domestic flight operations ferried 31.13 lakh passengers last month.
According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the country's scheduled domestic flight operations ferried 31.13 lakh passengers last month.

Pent-up demand, along with low base and easing of Covid restrictions, pushed India's domestic air passenger traffic higher in June 2021.

According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the country's scheduled domestic flight operations ferried 31.13 lakh passengers last month.

In June 2020, the number stood at 19.84 lakh, while on a sequential basis, the sector had ferried 21.15 lakh.

Last year, domestic flight services recommenced on May 25, 2020 after suspension due to Covid-19 in end March.

However, during the second wave in 2021, limited civil aviation operations were permitted.

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