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Domestic traffic plummets in Lohegaon airport


PUNE: The town airport could also be some of the busiest, but the percentage build up in home passenger site visitors has fallen throughout November 2017-November 2018 as compared with the similar length the previous 12 months.


Pune airport sources told NewsTread that while the new flights — both home and world — are welcome, the focus this 12 months is on expanding and managing passenger services and products.


Experts cite different causes for the decline. “Pune airport has kept up its double-digit enlargement, but it has shown some moderation in 2018 with regards to world and home site visitors. Factors like sharp upward push in crude oil prices and rupee depreciation adversely impacted the call for. Efforts at the portions of airways to increase their yield additionally led to raised fares throughout holiday and festival periods, resulting in comparatively lower passenger load this 12 months. In reality, India's home air passenger enlargement fell to 11% in November final 12 months, the lowest up to now 51 months,” aviation analyst and knowledgeable Dhairyashil Vandekar told TOI.




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