Air Passenger Traffic: The number of air passengers increasing rapidly in India, this year may increase by 73 percent
Air Passenger Traffic credit rating agency ICRA has said that the number of air passengers is increasing due to increase in economic activities. By August next year, it will cross the earlier level of corona virus.
The number of air passengers in India is increasing continuously and this year it can increase by 73 percent. Credit rating agency ICRA on Thursday said it has downgraded the outlook for Indian airport infrastructure from 'negative' to 'stable'. The outlook has been improved at a time when new airlines are starting in the country and the number of passengers is increasing.
ICRA said in its report that it expects the number of passengers between September this year and August next year to exceed the level before the corona virus.
Increase in passenger numbers
ICRA estimates that the number of domestic passengers may reach the pre-covid level in the fourth quarter of this financial year, while the number of international passengers may come to the pre-covid level in the second quarter of the next financial year. ICRA said in its statement that the number of domestic passengers will continue to grow and it is expected that it may reach 97-98 percent of the pre-covid level in the current financial year itself.
90 percent expected in September
The rating agency says that in the current financial year, the number of air passengers may increase by 71 to 73 percent on a yearly basis and it may increase to 324-327 million, which is 95-96 percent of the Pre - covid level. is the percentage.
Airports will have a big advantage
Talking to news agency PTI, RCRA head Rajeshwar Burla said that due to the improvement in economic activities, the number of passengers is increasing and due to the festive and then holiday season in the coming times, it will continue to increase further. Due to this, the income of the airport will also increase and the cash flow position will also improve.