Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Bengaluru airport clocks 33% growth in Q1 at over 8 million

The Bengaluru international airport has clocked around 33% growth in passenger traffic in the June quarter at over eight million, the airport operator said on Monday.

In the June 2017 quarter, the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), the busiest in the south and the third busiest in the country, had handled 6.04 million passengers. In last fiscal year, the airport had received 26.9 million passengers.

"Passenger growth in the first quarter grew 32.9 per cent at 8.02 million, while cargo volume grew at 16.6 per cent. On the single day during the quarter, the airport welcomed a record 98,869 passengers," the airport said in a statement.
06/08/18 PTI/DNA