With jet Airways no longer operating any flights, other airlines have come forward to fill up the winter slots occupied by the Jet till last year. Vistara has taken the lead followed by SpiceJet and AirAsia India in filling up the space.
Oct 19, 2019, 10.07 AM IST
The winter schedule of this year will see Indian airlines majorly filling up for the loss of capacity in the Indian market with Jet Airways’ demise. According to the Winter Schedule approved by the DGCA, the airlines will operate 23,403 departures per week covering 103 airports starting winter schedule that begins October-end. During the Winter Schedule last year, Jet Airways operated 3,247 flights per week with all key scheduled airlines increasing capacity in double digits. Among airlines, Vistara has seen the largest increase in its flights in percentage terms followed by SpiceJet and then AirAsia India. Data also shows that airlines like Air Deccan and Zoom, which used to operate during last year’s winter schedule, are not operating this year.