‘Air travel poised to become biggest mode of mass transport’2 min read . Updated: 29 Jul 2022, 12:41 AM IST
- Scindia said India had about 144 million air travellers in the pre-covid year of 2019-20.
- The closest competitor in the transportation sector, the railways, has about 185 million travellers in second class AC and first class AC, the minister said.
Driven by travellers from smaller cities, air transport will become the largest mode of mass transport for most Indians one day, civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said at the Mint Mobility Conclave on Thursday.
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