The private carrier had posted a net profit of Rs 69.82 crore in the year-ago period as it had benefitted from surplus arising out of slump sale of its Jet Privilege Frequent Flyer Programme.
    
Jet Airways' total income from operations in the 2015 September quarter rose 10 percent to Rs 5,257.97 crore. In the year ago period, the same stood at Rs 4,772.25 crore, according to a filing to the BSE.
    
The figures are on standalone basis.
    
With steep decline in global crude prices, the airline saw a significant drop in its fuel expenses which stood at Rs 1,336.61 crore in the latest September quarter compared to Rs 1,845.95 crore in the year-ago period.
    
In the latest quarter under review, the airline carried a total of 6.37 million passengers, an increase of 26.3 percent compared to 5.04 million passengers flown in the second quarter of  previous fiscal, Jet Airways said in a statement.
     
During the 2015 September quarter, average aircraft utilisation grew 9.9 percent to 12.6 hours making its operations more efficient.
    
As per the release, the airline's total sales grew 8.1 percent to Rs 5,504 crore in the latest July-September quarter. In year-ago period, the same was at Rs  5,092 crore.

 

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