New Delhi - India's domestic passenger traffic grew by 16.4% in November, a global airline association said.
According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), India's domestic demand -- revenue passenger kilometres (RPK) -- was highest amongst major aviation markets like Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, Russia and the United States.
As per the data India's domestic RPK -- which measures actual passenger traffic -- rose by over 16% in November compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.
"All markets showed growth, led again by India and China," IATA said in its global passenger traffic results for November 2017.
India's domestic passenger traffic growth was followed by that of China at 14.1% and Russian Federation at 7.6%.
"India's domestic traffic rose 16.4% in November, marking the 39th consecutive month of double-digit domestic growth," the report said.
In terms of capacity, India's domestic available seat kilometres (ASK) -- which measures available passenger capacity -- climbed higher by 10.4% in November, after China's 12.9% growth.
The data disclosed that the international passenger demand for November edged higher by 8% compared with the year-ago period.
In addition, the capacity during the month under review grew by 6.3% and load factor was up 1.2 percentage points to 80.2%.