Mumbai Airport recorded 1,302 air actions on November 11 this yr, setting a brand new report for the airport in a single day by way of aviation exercise, on the again of upper passenger numbers throughout Diwali.
The airport surpassed its earlier report of 1,004 flight actions recorded on December 9, 2018.
Each departure or arrival on the airport is assessed as an air motion.
“This achievement displays CSMIA’s capacity to deal with elevated air visitors precisely whereas sustaining excessive requirements of security, safety and passenger service,” the airport mentioned in an announcement.
Mumbai Airport, generally known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Worldwide Airport (CSMIA), dealt with round 2,894 ATMs between November 11 and November 13 this yr (Diwali weekend), with 2,137 home flights and 757 worldwide flights.
It dealt with a complete of 5,16,562 passengers throughout the Diwali weekend. Of those passengers, about 69 per cent or 3,54,541 passengers traveled on home routes, whereas the remaining 1,62,021 passengers traveled internationally throughout the identical time.
In the meantime, a supply mentioned the Delhi airport registered 3,450 ATMs and dealt with an approximate variety of 5,20,000 passengers throughout the Diwali weekend each domestically and internationally.
For Mumbai airport, home locations akin to Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai emerged as the highest locations based mostly on total passenger actions, whereas Dubai, London, Abu Dhabi and Singapore topped the charts for worldwide locations.
It recorded a 33 per cent improve in passenger visitors to 12.7 million within the third quarter of calendar yr 2023 (3Q23) from 9.6 million within the corresponding interval of the earlier yr.
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