Where is In­dian avi­a­tion headed?

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With much be­ing said about In­dia be­ing the fastest grow­ing avi­a­tion mar­ket in the last - rose 9 per cent on a yearly ba­sis in Jan­uary, the recorded sin­gle digit growth since July 2014. sea­son, which wasn’t that good for the air­lines ei­ther. Another fac­tor that con­trib­uted to this de­crease was air­line fares increasing to ad­just higher costs. Usu­ally, air­lines in­crease fares to re­cover the losses they suf­fered in pre­vi­ous quar­ters ow­ing to higher fuel costs and a weaker ru­pee. This ham­pered the low PLF than re­duce their fares, which ac­cord­ing to CAPA would fur­ther dampen growth. In­dia, in the last four years, saw an av­er­age air pas­sen­ger growth of 20 per cent, but now it may slow down in 2019-20 against the es­ti­mated 18 per cent in 2018-19. How­ever, we hope that the re­gional con­nec­tiv­ity scheme and the de­vel­op­ment of new

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