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.
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