Record passenger turnout at KIA in Oct

Record passenger turnout at KIA in Oct

The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) here recorded one of its highest monthly domestic passenger turnouts in October 2017. As many as 19,48,462 passengers passed through the KIA during the month, making it one of the highest since the airport began commercial operations in 2008.  

Delhi was the top domestic destination from the KIA in October with 3,71,547 passengers, followed by Mumbai with 2,94,908 passengers. Other prominent destinations were Hyderabad (1,89,311 passengers), Kolkata (1,44,153), Pune (1,37,588), Kochi (90,945), Chennai (83,933), Goa (76,748), Ahmedabad (75,748) and Mangaluru (50,551).

For the half-year from January to June this year, Dubai and Singapore were the top international destinations from the KIA. A total of 3,81,304 people boarded flights to Dubai while 1,94,201 passengers headed to Singapore during the first half of 2017.

Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) statistics showed that a total of 16,73,508 international passengers transited through the KIA. The daily international passenger numbers between January and June averaged 9,245.  The trend continued from July to September. As many as 1.96 lakh passengers headed to Dubai and 1.06 lakh boarded flights to Singapore from the KIA.

 

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