Friday, May 19, 2006

Hyderabad emerging fastest growing airport in South

New Delhi: Hyderabad is emerging as the fastest growing airport in the South recording a growth of almost 43 per cent in domestic passengers handled during April-March 2005-06.
The latest data complied by the Airports Authority of India shows that Hyderabad airport handled 29.94 lakh domestic passengers, up from 20.95 lakh handled during the corresponding period in the previous year.
During March, the airport handled 3,21,946 passengers, up from 2,24,558 during the previous year.
In terms of aircraft movement, Hyderabad recorded a growth of 45 per cent having handled 40,875 domestic aircraft in 2005-06 compared to 28,144 during the previous year.
During the year, while Bangalore recorded a growth of 39.5 per cent in domestic passengers handled at 47.92 lakh (34.35 lakh), Chennai reported a growth of more than 29 per cent at 41.73 lakh (32.33 lakh).
19/05/06 Hindu Business Line
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