Mumbai Airport hits all-time single day passenger high

INDIA. Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport welcomed 130,374 passengers on 17 September, the highest number of passengers it has ever recorded in a single day.

According to the Indian travel hub, the growth in traffic is a result of serving new destinations and increases in flights and airline capacity.

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has set a new single day record for passenger numbers

Some 95,080 passengers travelled through Terminal 2 and 35,294 through Terminal 1, on 839 flights.

IndiGo, Air India and Emirates welcomed the highest passenger traffic on international routes.

Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai were the top three domestic destinations with Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Singapore the top three international routes.

The airport welcomed a similar number of passengers on 18 September, with approximately 98,000 travelling domestically and 32,000 on international routes.

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