Indian Aviation Industry Analysis

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INTRODUCTION: Indian aviation industry is one of the fastest growing airline industry in the world. The history of Indian aviation industry started in December 1912 with its first domestic air route between Karachi and Delhi. It was opened by the Indian air service in collaboration with the UK based imperial airways as an extension of London-Karachi flight of the imperial airways. Tata sons ltd, the first Indian airline, started a regular airmail service between Karachi and madras three years later without any backing from the Indian government. During the period of independence, 9 air transport companies were carrying both air cargo and passengers in the Indian territory. In 1948, the Indian government and air…show more content…
There has been tremendous growth in the field of both civil aviation and military aviation sector. India is presently among the top 10 civil aviation markets in the world. The airlines industry of India served over 16 million customers in 2013. According to reports, India is poised to become one of the top 5 civil aviation markets by 2020. India has a long history in the field of aviation. The operation of air transport was entrusted to three public undertakings, namely
 Air India for international services,
 Indian airlines for domestic services and services to neighboring countries,
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INDIGO: Indigo is a utilitarian low price domestic airline which offers feasible flying alternatives for millions. The airline was facilitated by the air passenger association of India as the best low fare carrier in India for the year 2007. Indigo has 120 daily departures and a fleet of 19 air bus A320. The airline covers 17 destinations namely, agartala, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, goa, imphal, Kolkata, Mumbai, Vadodara, etc.

8. PARAMOUNT AIRWAYS: Paramount airways is a business class airline which has its base in India and headquarters at Chennai. Endorsed by Madurai-based paramount group and paramount railways was inaugurated in 19th October 2005. Its fleet comprises 5 aircrafts and it operates in 8 destinations.

9. GO AIR AIRLINES: Like spice jet, a go air airline is also a low price airline endorsed by the wadia group. It was inaugurated in Mumbai in June 2004. It operates in 11 cities with 61 daily departures. It has started its functions in Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, goa, cochin, Jaipur, Mumbai, pune, Delhi, Srinagar, etc.

10. KINGFISHER

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