Jet Airways gets biggest share of Indian domestic market in 2009

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Jet Airways has emerged as India's largest domestic carrier in 2009 after carrying 11.12 million passengers for a 25.4% market share.

Its figures include those of subsidiary JetLite, according to the Indian ministry of civil aviation's statistics.

Kingfisher Airlines was in second place with 10.48 million passengers for a 23.9% market share. It was followed by Air India with 7.68 million passengers (17.5%), IndiGo with 6.1 million (13.9%), SpiceJet with 5.4 million (12.4%), GoAir with 2.1 million (4.7%) and Paramount Airways with 830,000 (1.9%).

For December alone, Jet and JetLite had a 26.2% market share. Kingfisher (20.8%), Air India (18.3%), IndiGo (15.2%), SpiceJet (12.9%), GoAir (5.2%) and Paramount (1.4%) followed.

In terms of seat factors for December, IndiGo led with 90% and was followed by Paramount (88.7%), Spice Jet (88%), GoAir (86.1%), JetLite (81.6%), Kingfisher (80.2%), Air India (79.7%) and Jet Airways (78.2%).