Delhi Second busiest airport in the World

2022-05-03 15:57:47 Logistics News (Airlines & Aviation)

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport has emerged as the World’s second busiest airport during March this year according to survey conducted by a global travel data provider, thanks to the sustained policy of the civil aviation ministry of concentrating international flights in India to New Delhi and Mumbai airports

 

The top position remained with the Atlanta airport in United States East coast.

 

The survey by Official airline guide said the top position remained with the Atlanta airport in United States East coast.

 

Nearly eighty per cent of the international flights in India takes off or lands in Delhi or Mumbai airport for the last several decades leaving the Chennai and Kolkata international airports to handle the rest according to Industry sources. Government of India is building a second airport near Delhi which is considered as one of the largest airports in the world. The international airports at Bengaluru and Hyderabad have since overtaken Chennai and Kolkata in terms of international flights.

 

The rankings are based on the number of seats booked to and from the airport

 

The rankings are based on the number of seats booked to and from the airport, in the domestic and international sectors. According to its report, the Delhi airport saw 3.61 million seats booked this March, beating Dubai airport (3.55 million seats) but behind Atlanta airport (4.42 million seats).

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The fourth busiest airport during this period was London’s Heathrow (3.51 million seats), followed by the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (3.46 million seats).

Delhi airport was ranked 23 in April 2019, prior to the pandemic.

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