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The 30 largest airports and airlines in India

Further information is provided on the 30 biggest airports in India. At Indira Gandhi International Airport alone, 59 airlines operate and serve flights to and from 97 destinations.

Out of the twelve airlines of the country we have listed biggest 9. IndiGo is leading here with a total of 96 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in India

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 875.12 million ton-kilometers (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled) of cargo was moved by air in India. Indira Gandhi International Airport alone accounted for around 857,419 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in India

The largest airline in the country with scheduled passenger traffic and in terms of fleet size is IndiGo. In 2021, it carried 12.50 million passengers. It currently has a fleet of 280 aircrafts. The main airlines for civil passenger traffic in India are:

IATANameCallsignFleet sizeDestinations
AIAir IndiaAirindia127102
G8Go FirstGo First5738
I5AirAsia IndiaRed Knight2818
IXAir India ExpressExpress India2433
9IAir India RegionalAllied2175
9WJet AirwaysJet Airways1269

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