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TRAFIC NEWS FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2005
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Traffic Summary
1.1 During the month of December 2005, all operational airports (taken together) handled 78.35 thousand aircraft movements (excludesdefence & other non-commercial movements), 7.24 million passengers and 125.13 thousand tonnes of Freight. The details are given in the table below.
   
  TABLE-1.1: TOTAL TRAFFIC HANDLED IN DECEMBER  2005 AND APRIL – DECEMBER  2005-06



Category

December

2005

December

2004

%

Change

Aircraft Movement (in ‘000)

International

18.78

15.58

20.5

Domestic

59.57

48.50

22.8

Total

78.35

64.08

22.3

Passengers (in million)

International

2.25

1.91

17.6

Domestic

4.99

3.95

26.5

Total

7.24

5.86

23.6

Freight (in ‘000 tonnes)

International

81.16

70.61

14.9

Domestic

43.97

41.08

7.0

Total

125.13

111.69

12.0

Category

Apr-Dec

2005-06

Apr-Dec

2004-05

%

Change

Aircraft Movements (in ‘000)

International

139.53

117.42

18.8

Domestic

463.24

414.38

11.8

Total

602.77

531.80

13.3

Passengers (in million)

International

16.12

14.02

14.9

Domestic

36.00

29.45

22.3

Total

52.12

43.47

19.9

Freight (in ‘000 tonnes)

International

680.64

609.34

11.7

Domestic

363.66

341.15

6.6

Total

1044.30

950.49

9.9

  The above table reveals that the aircraft movements, passengers and freight traffic increased by 22.3 per cent,23.6 per cent and 12.0 per cent respectively during December 2005 over traffic handled during December 2004. The detailed traffic analysis is given in the succeeding paragraphs.
 
Aircraft Movements

2.1

TRAFFIC TRENDS: DECEMBER  2005 vis-à-vis DECEMBER  2004

2.1.1

TOTAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS:

 

The total aircraft movements (International and Domestic) handled in December 2005 has shown an increase of 22.3 per cent as compared to the aircraft movement handled in December  2004 (referred to Annexure-I).

Major increases are at (Annexure-IIC):

•              Delhi

28.2%

•                    Amritsar

27.0%

•              Bangalore

33.1%

•                    Nagpur

55.7%

•              Kolkata

35.2%

•                    Lucknow

25.0%

•              Hyderabad

58.3%

•                    Jaipur

33.0%

•              Ahmedabad

64.8%

•                    Pune

58.7%

Amritsar Airport has shown high growth due to starting of schedule operation by Air Deccan from January 2005.Hyderabad Airport has recorded high growth due to start of operation by Lufthansa, Saudi Arabia and KLM Royal Dutch respectively from February 2005, March 2005 and November 2005 in the international  sector and Air Sahara introduced Hyderabad as major hub from February 2005.   Low cost airlines namely Spice Jet , Kingfisher, Paramount and Go Air have started operations phase wise since May 2005 which contributed remarkable growth  in domestic movements.

2.1.2

INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS: 

 

The international aircraft movement has increased by 20.5 per cent during the period under review.  Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure-IIA.

 Major increases are at (Annexure-IIA): 

•               Delhi

21.6%

•                Hyderabad

34.5%

•              Kolkata

51.5%

•                Calicut

24.8%

•              Ahmedabad

88.9%

•                Lucknow

29.8%

American Airlines and Continental Airlines started their operation at IGI Airport from November 2005. Federal Express Corp. started Freighter operation at IGI Airport from 30th August 2005. International operation by Jet Airways in the Mumbai-Singapore and Chennai-Kuala Lumpur sectors has started from April 2005 and May 2005 respectively. The higher growth in traffic at Ahmedabad and other airports is due to increase in frequency by existing Airlines / start of operations by new airlines such as Air India Express in southern Region.  

2.1.3

DOMESTIC AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS: 

 

The domestic aircraft movements increased by 22.8 per cent during December 2005.  Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIB.

Major increases are at (Annexure-IIB):

•                Delhi

31.4%

•             Kolkata

31.8%

•               Bangalore

37.4%

•             Goa

28.4%

•               Hyderabad

64.9%

•             Pune

50.6%

•               Ahmedabad

52.8%

•            Cochin (CIAL)

54.0%

•               Bhopal

38.7%

•            Coimbatore

59.7%

 Higher growth in traffic at above airports is due to increased operation by low cost Airlines and increase frequency of existing Airlines. Low cost airlines namely SpiceJet, Kingfisher, Paramount and Go air started their operations phase wise since May 2005.

Major declines are at (Annexure-IIB:)

•                    Portblair

25.1%

•          Vadodara

24.7%

•                    Imphal

30.6%

•          Bhubaneshwar

41.1%

 

2.1.4 

MONTH-WISE A/C MOVEMENTS TREND:

 

Month-wise Aircraft Movements Traffic Trend has shown in the chart below.

 


 

TABLE 2.1: TOTAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENT TRAFFIC TRENDS  DECEMBER  2005 vis-à-vis DECEMBER  2004  

Airport Category

December  2005

December  2004

%

Change

Thirteen International Airports

60.20

47.81

25.9

CochinInt’l   Airport (CIAL)

2.02

1.61

25.1

Eight Custom Airports

4.83

3.67

31.6

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

9.21

8.94

3.0

Others Domestic Airports

2.09

2.05

1.9

Total

78.35

64.08

22.3

 


  

2.2

TRAFFIC TREND: APRIL – DECEMBER  2005-06 vis  - à-vis APRIL – DECEMBER  2004-05

2.2.1

TOTAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS:-

 

The total aircraft movements witnessed an increase of 13.3 per cent i.e., from 531.80 thousand movements to 602.77thousand movements during the period April- December  2005-06 as compared to the aircraft movement handled during April – December  2004-05. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in  Annexure-IIC.

2.2.2

INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS: 

 

The The international aircraft movements have shown an increase of 18.8 per cent during April – December  2005-06. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure–IIA.

Major increases are at (Annexure-IIA):

•                    Delhi

22.8%

•             Hyderabad

27.9%

•                    Bangalore

18.0%

•             Ahmedabad

42.9%

•                    Kolkata

26.7%

•             Amritsar

35.5%

The higher growth in traffic at the above Airports is because of increase in frequency by existing Airlines / start of operations by new Airlines.

2.2.3

DOMESTIC AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS: 

 

The domestic aircraft movements have shown an increase of 11.8 per cent during the period under review.Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIB.

Major increases are at (Annexure-IIB):   

•          Delhi

22.2%

•               Amritsar

476.3%

•          Bangalore

19.3%

•               Nagpur

13.9%

•          Kolkat

12.8%

•               Cochin

19.1%

•          Hyderabad

45.6%

•               Pune

27.2%

•          Ahmedabad

37.0%

•               Jammu

37.0%

•          Goa

18.4%

•               Visakhapatnam

39.6%

The main reasons for increase in growth rate is due to start of  four new low cost airlines and increase in number of sectors by Air Deccan.

 

TABLE 2.2: TOTAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENT TRAFFIC TRENDS APR – DEC 2005-06 vis-à-vis APR – DEC 2004-05                             

 

           (in ‘000)

Airport Category

Apr-Dec 2005-06

Apr-Dec 2004-05

%

Change

Thirteen International Airports

460.05

393.89

16.8

CochinInt’l   Airport (CIAL)

14.90

13.32

11.8

Eight Custom Airports

35.23

30.78

14.5

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

74.24

76.62

-3.1

Others Domestic Airports

18.35

17.19

6.7

Total

602.77

531.80

13.3

                                                                                                                                                                (in ‘000)

 

 
Passengers Traffic

3.1.

TRAFFIC TREND: TRAFFIC TREND: DECEMBER  2005 vis-à-visDECEMBER  2004

3.1.1

TOTAL PASSENGERS TRAFFIC:

 

The total passenger traffic has shown an increase of 23.6 per cent as compared to December  2004.  Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIIC.

Major increases are at (Annexure –IIIC) : 

•                Delhi

26.3%

•                 Goa

29.1%

•               Bangalore

52.1%

•                 Coimbatore

47.1%

•               Hyderabad

51.8%

•                 Amritsar

32.2%

•               Ahmedabad

40.1%

•                 Pune

62.5%

•               Kolkata

25.9%

•                 Jummu

65.5%

The higher increase in Passenger traffic of the above airports is because of higher growth in most of the International Airports. The introduction of low cost / no frills airlines has also contributed in higher growth of traffic.

3.1.2

INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC: 

 

The international passenger traffic has registered an increase of 17.6 per cent during December  2005 as compared to passenger traffic handled in December  2004.  Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIIA.

Major increases are at(Annexure –IIIA) :

•                    Delhi

19.5%

•          Cochin (CIAL)

23.9%

•                    Bangalore

35.4%

•          Calicut

43.6%

•                    Kolkata

32.1%

•           Lucknow

89.6%

•                    Hyderabad

62.6%

•           Jaipur

164.4%

The overall increase in the traffic during reviewing period December 2005 may be attributed to low international fare between Indiaand different international destinations.  Better international linkages of Indian traffic with world traffic have also contributed in higher growth in international passenger traffic.  The growth at Hyderabad , Calicut , Lucknow and Jaipur may be due to travel by Haj Pilgrims .

3.1.3

DOMESTIC PASSENGER TRAFFIC:

 

The domestic passenger traffic in December 2005 touched to 4.99 million from 3.95 million in December 2004 registering an increase of 26.5 per cent Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIIB.

Major increases are at (Annexure –IIIB):                  

•             Delhi

30.7%

•                    Goa

39.3%

•             Bangalore

55.6%

•                    Srinagar

50.6%

•             Hyderabad

48.4%

•                    Coimbatore

48.3%

•             Ahmedabad

54.2%

•                    Pune

60.7%

High growth of domestic passenger traffic is partly because of contribution of the new traffic generated by no frills airlines.

3.1.4 

MONTH-WISE PASSENGER TRAFFIC TREND:

 

Month-wise passenger traffic trend has shown in the chart below:

 

 


 

TABLE 3.1: TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC TRENDS -  DECEMBER  2005 vis-à-vis DECEMBER  2004

                                                                                            (in million)

 

                                             

Airport Category

December

2005

December

2004

%

 Change

Thirteen International Airports

6.16

4.96

24.3

Cochin Int’l   Airport (CIAL)

0.19

0.15

27.2

Eight Custom Airports

0.33

0.25

31.2

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

0.49

0.44

11.9

Others Domestic Airports

0.07

0.06

9.6

Total

7.24

5.86

23.6

 

 


3.2

TRAFFIC TREND: TRAFFIC TREND: APRIL – DECEMBER  2005-06 vis-à-vis  APRIL – DECEMBER 2004-05

3.2.1

TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC:

 

The total passenger traffic handled during April–December  2005-06 reached to 52.12 million from 43.47 million, which has shown an increase of 19.9 per cent as compared to the passenger handled during April–December  2004-05. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure–I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIIC. 

3.2.2

INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC: 

 

The international passenger traffic has registered an increase of 14.9 per cent at all airports taken together during the period under review.Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure–I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIIA. 

Major increases are at (Annexure–IIIA) :   

•                    Delhi

16.5%

•               Ahmedabad

28.6%

•                    Bangalore

22.9%

•               Amritsar

39.5%

•                    Hyderabad

33.9%

•               Lucknow

59.7%

 

3.2.3

DOMESTIC PASSENGER TRAFFIC:

 

The domestic passenger traffic has registered an increase of 22.3 per cent during the period under review.Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IIIB. 

Major increases are at (Annexure-IIIB) : 

•                    Delhi

29.9%

•               Ahmedabad

43.6%

•                    Bangalore

33.3%

•               Goa

32.0%

•                    Hyderabad

38.2%

•               Coimbatore

35.3%

•                    Amritsar

215.5%

•               Pune

37.0%

TABLE 3.2: TOTAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC TRENDS

APRIL –  DECEMBER  2005-06   vis-à-vis APRIL– DECEMBER 2004-05

(in million)

Airport Category

Apr-Dec

2005-06

Apr-Dec 2004-05

% Change

Thirteen International Airports

44.36

36.47

21.6

Cochin Int’l   Airport (CIAL)

1.37

1.20

14.3

Eight Custom Airports

2.31

1.96

17.7

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

3.59

3.40

5.6

Others Domestic Airports

0.49

0.44

9.7

Total

52.12

43.47

19.9


 

 
Freight Traffic

4.1

TRAFFIC TREND: TRAFFIC TREND: DECEMBER  2005 vis-à-vis  DECEMBER  2004

4.1.1

TOTAL FREIGHT TRAFFIC: -

 

The total Freight traffic (International and Domestic) handled has registered an increase of 12.0 per cent as compared to the Freight handled during December  2004. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IVC. 

Major increases are at (Annexure-IVC) :

•                    Chennai

16.0%

•                    Srinagar

26.0%

•                    Bangalore

45.4%

•                    Patna

28.9%

•                    Kolkata

13.6%

•                    Jaipur

68.5%

 Major declines are at (Annexure-IVC) :

•                    Calicut

18.9%

•                    Vadodara

16.1%

•                    Amritsar

49.5%

•                    Lucknow

65.9%

 

4.1.2

INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT TRAFFIC:  

 

The international Freight traffic has registered an increase of 14.9 per cent during the month of December  2005 as compared to the traffic handled in December  2004. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IVA. 

  Major increases are at (Annexure-IVA) :

•               Chennai

19.9%

•                  Ahmedabad

20.1%

•               Hyderabad

16.7%

•                  Trichy

109.5%

•               Bangalore

40.0%

•                  Coimbatore

103.4%

 

4.1.3

DOMESTIC FREIGHT TRAFFIC:

 

The domestic Freight traffic has increased to 43.97 thousand tonnes in December  2005 from 41.08 thousand tonnes Freight handled in December  2004,which has shown an increase of 7.0 per cent.  Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IVB.

Major increases are at (Annexure-IVB):

•                    Bangalore

53.0%

•          Jaipur

62.2%

•                    Kolkata

15.0%

•          Srinagar

26.0%

•                    Trivandrum

16.1%

•          Cochin (CIAL)

70.5%


Major increases are at (Annexure-IVB):

•               Hyderabad

10.8%

•                 Lucknow

49.1%

•              Ahmedabad

8.1%

•                 Coimbatore

13.4%

•              Goa

14.2%

•                 Vadodara

16.1%

 Most of the airports have registered sluggish growth during the reporting December  2005. 

4.1.4 

MONTH-WISE FREIGHT TRAFFIC TREND:

 

Month-wise Freight traffic trend has shown in the chart below:

 


 

TABLE -4.1: TOTAL FREIGHT TRAFFIC TRENDS – DECEMBER  2005 vis-à-vis DECEMBER  2004

                                                                   (in ‘000 tonnes)

Airport Category

December  2005

December  2004

%Change

Thirteen International Airports

118.92

105.31

12.9

Cochin Int’l   Airport (CIAL)

1.95

1.72

13.0

Eight Custom Airports

1.64

1.86

-11.3

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

2.55

2.72

-6.1

Others Domestic Airports

0.07

0.08

-11.5

Total

125.13

111.69

12

 

 


4.2 

TRAFFIC TREND: APRIL – TRAFFIC TREND: APRIL – DECEMBER  2005-06 vis-à- vis  APRIL –
DECEMBER  2004-05

4.2.1

TOTAL FREIGHT TRAFFIC: -

 

The total Freight traffic increased to 1044.30 thousand tonnes from 950.49 thousand tonnes, which registered an increase of 9.9 per cent during April – December  2005-06 as compared to Freight traffic handled in April –December  2004-05. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IVC.
Major increases are at (Annexure-IVC) :  

•                    Delhi

12.7%

•                    Lucknow

22.7%

•                    Chennai

10.3%

•                    Srinagar

32.8%

•                    Bangalore

25.7%

•                    Jaipur

33.4%

•                    Amritsar

22.3%

•                    Vadodara

18.4%

 

4.2.2

INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT TRAFFIC:

 

The international Freight traffic has been increased by 11.7 per cent during the period under review.  Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IVA.

Major increases are at (Annexure-IVA) :  

•                  Delhi

16.7%

•                Ahmedabad

66.4%

•                  Chennai

14.6%

•                Amritsar

20.7%

•                  Bangalore

28.6%

•                Lucknow

48.9%

•                  Hyderabad

18.6%

•                Coimbatore

109.8%

 

4.2.3 

DOMESTIC FREIGHT TRAFFIC:

 

The domestic Freight traffic has shown an increase of 6.6 per cent during the period under review. Growth rates of different categories of airports are mentioned in Annexure –I and airport-wise details are given in Annexure –IVB.

Major increases are at (Annexure-IVB) :   

•                 Mumbai

11.9%

•                    Lucknow

15.8%

•                Bangalore

21.9%

•                    Srinagar

32.8%

•                Cochin (CIAL)

23.7%

•                    Patna

42.6%

 

 

TABLE 4.2: TOTAL FREIGHT TRAFFIC TRENDS

APRIL–DECEMBER  2005-06 vis-à-vis APRIL–DECEMBER  2004-05  (in ‘000 tonnes)

Airport Category

Apr-Dec. 2005-06

Apr-Dec. 2004-05

% Change

Thirteen International Airports

987.46

895.29

10.3

Cochin Int’l   Airport (CIAL)

16.18

15.86

2.0

Eight Custom Airports

17.79

16.05

10.8

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

22.29

22.63

-1.5

Others Domestic Airports

0.58

0.66

-11.6

Total

1044.30

950.49

9.9

 

 

 
Private Airlines Share In The Domestic Traffic

 

TABLE 5.1: PRIVATE AIRLINES SHARE AT FOURTEEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS IN DOMESTIC TRAFFIC DECEMBER 2005

(In Percentage Share)

 

TABLE 5.1:PRIVATE AIRLINES SHARE AT FOURTEEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS IN DOMESTIC TRAFFIC DECEMBER  2005

(In Percentage Share)

AIRPORTS

AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS

IC, CD &AI

Private Airlines

MUMBAI

26.4

73.6

DELHI

26.6

73.4

CHENNAI

236

76.4

BANGALORE

18.2

81.8

KOLKATA

27.2

72.8

HYDERABAD

17.8

82.2

AHMEDABAD

22.7

77.3

GOA

18.5

81.5

TRIVANDRUM

78.1

21.9

GUWAHATI

30.5

69.5

SRINAGAR

24.4

75.6

AMRITSAR

4.7

95.3

NAGPUR

46.1

53.9

COCHIN

20.2

79.8

Total

24.5

75.5

AIRPORTS

PASSENGERS

IC, CD &AI

Private Airlines

MUMBAI

28.3

71.7

DELHI

31.5

68.5

CHENNAI

32.7

67.3

BANGALORE

14.3

85.7

KOLKATA

26.4

73.6

HYDERABAD

23.9

76.1

AHMEDABAD

23.4

76.6

GOA

21.6

78.4

TRIVANDRUM

77.0

23.0

GUWAHATI

17.7

82.3

SRINAGAR

24.6

75.4

AMRITSAR

60.8

39.2

NAGPUR

43.0

57.0

COCHIN

25.2

74.8

Total

27.2

72.8

AIRPORTS

FREIGHT

IC, CD &AI

Private Airlines

MUMBAI

28.6

71.4

DELHI

39.7

60.3

CHENNAI

45.4

54.6

BANGALORE

19.8

80.2

KOLKATA

38.8

61.2

HYDERABAD

42.5

57.5

AHMEDABAD

49.1

50.9

GOA

47.7

52.3

TRIVANDRUM

51.1

48.9

GUWAHATI

77.0

23.0

SRINAGAR

43.8

56.2

AMRITSAR

100.0

0.0

NAGPUR

55.4

44.6

COCHIN

20.6

79.4

Total

34.3

65.7

The share of private airlines on the domestic sector has further improved to 75.5%, 72.8% and 65.7% in aircraft movement,

passenger and freight traffic respectively during December  2005. The overall share of private airlines for the month of December 2005 was 72.8 per cent in the domestic passengers’ traffic, which has been shown graphically in the chart 5.1. The detailedAirport-wise percentage share of private airlines in domestic traffic is given in the table 5.1.

 

 
Airport Category Wise Traffic Share

 

TABLE 6.1:  PERCENTAGE SHARE OF AIR TRAFFIC DISPERSED AT INDIAN AIRPORTS DECEMBER 2005

 

 

 

         AIRPORT CATEGORY

AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS

DECEMBER  2005

DECEMBER  2004

Thirteen International Airports

76.84

74.60

CochinInt’l   Airport (CIAL)

2.58

2.52

Eight Custom Airports

6.16

5.73

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

11.76

13.96

Others Domestic Airports

2.66

3.19

Total

100.00

100.00

                       

         AIRPORT CATEGORY

PASSENGERS

DECEMBER  2005

DECEMBER  2004

Thirteen International Airports

85.17

84.68

CochinInt’l   Airport (CIAL)

2.65

2.58

Eight Custom Airports

4.50

4.24

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

6.73

7.43

Others Domestic Airports

0.95

1.07

Total

100.00

100.00

                                   

         AIRPORT CATEGORY

FREIGHT

DECEMBER 2005

DECEMBER  2004

Thirteen International Airports

95.03

94.29

CochinInt’l   Airport (CIAL)

1.56

1.54

Eight Custom Airports

1.31

1.66

Twenty Four Domestic Airports

2.04

2.43

Others Domestic Airports

0.06

0.07

Total

100.00

100.00

 The dispersion of air traffic is given in terms of percentage handled at different categories of airports in the country and is shown in the table-6.1.  The dispersion of traffic is depicted in the chart 6.1 for the month of December  2005. The table 6.1 shows that thirteen international airports has major share in the country’s air traffic i.e. 76.84 per cent, 85.17 per cent and 95.03 per cent in aircraft movements, passengers and Freight traffic respectively.