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Kingfisher Airlines captures majority market share with strong passenger growth


Latest Ministry of Civil Aviation data shows Kingfisher Airlines’ passenger growth escalated 78.0% year-on-year in Feb-2009 to 904,000 passengers, with average load factors of 74.3% in the month. (Kingfisher has enjoyed a sharp rise in passenger numbers since its merger with Deccan last year). Across India, total domestic passenger numbers fell 6.9% year-on-year in Feb-09, to 33.3 million. [550 words]

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  • International expansion placed on hold as market conditions remain unfavourable

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  • Kingfisher passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth: Mar-08 to Feb-09
  • Kingfisher domestic market share: Jan-06 to Feb-09
  • Kingfisher Airlines approved international routes
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