Jammu Satwari Airport
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Jammu Airport serves the city of Jammu, in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Airports Authority of India operates the airport, which hosts five airlines operating domestic-only service to destinations in north and western India.
Location of Jammu Satwari Airport, India
Ground Handlers servicing Jammu Satwari Airport
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Indian airline traffic growth remained above 20% in Jun-2010, the fourth consecutive month that domestic airlines have reported growth in this range. Traffic has been soaring at India’s second tier airports, the non-metros, where extensive modernisation and expansion projects are under way to cope with rising demand. The Indian Government previously identified 35 non-metro airports for upgrade and modernisation works, with initial plans to have all upgrades completed by 2009. Due to the slowdown in traffic related to the global economic recession and issues related to funding, completion was delayed. The revised target is to have the modernisation of all 35 airports completed by 2012.
SpiceJet posted a net profit of USD12.9 million in the 12 months ended 31-Mar-2010 (compared with a loss of USD74.2 million in the previous corresponding period), helped by lower fuel costs and an upswing in passenger demand. Seat factor surged 12.0 ppts to 78%, offsetting an 11.2% reduction in the average airfare to USD68.66.
SpiceJet CCO, Samyukth Sridharan, recently stated “demand is back”, judging by the market performance over the past four months. Mr Sridharan added the carrier is also “optimistic” about its financial performance for the next two quarters.
India’s GoAir maintains its position as one of the world’s fastest growing airlines at present, with the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) reporting GoAir’s passenger numbers increased by 325% year-on-year in Sep-2009, to 204,000 passengers, compared to a 31.3% year-on-year increase in domestic traffic across the entire Indian market during the month.
Delhi-based SpiceJet narrowed its losses in the three months ended 30-Sep-2009, reporting a net loss of USD22 million (compared to a USD42.0 million loss in the previous corresponding period), helped by lower fuel costs. CEO, Sanjay Aggarwal, cited low yields as a key reason behind the loss despite an increase in revenue and a stable cost base.
India’s GoAir is one of the world’s fastest growing airlines at present. Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) reports GoAir’s passenger numbers increased by 162% year-on-year in Aug-2009, to 207,000 passengers, compared to a 25.6% year-on-year increase in domestic traffic across the entire Indian market during the month.