More people in 20-29 age group travelling post lockdown: Survey

Chennai: A latest survey has said more passengers who are in the 20-29 age group have been travelling after the Coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

The survey of around 2,400 passengers was conducted by AirAsia and it found that the share of flyers who are in the 20-29 age group has increased from 25 per cent before lockdown to 42 per cent after lockdown.

According to the survey, the share of flyers who are in the 30-39 age group reduced from 49 per cent to 41 per cent post lockdown.

Passengers who are over 40 years old were just 10 per cent of the total travelling public post lockdown, it stated. Before the lockdown, this age group consisted of 19 per cent of the total air passengers.

India resumed scheduled domestic passenger flights from May 25 after a gap of two months due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

The survey found that 43 per cent of the respondents travelled before lockdown, while only 25 per cent of the respondents travelled in the July-October period post lockdown.

As per the survey, 50 per cent of respondents will travel this festival season and 36 per cent may travel this festive season.

It also found that 43 per cent of the respondents want to travel for holiday, 30 per cent want to travel to their hometowns and 14 per cent might travel for business purposes.

 

NT Bureau