Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Spurt in air passenger traffic, and export cargo in Tiruchi

Tiruchi: The non-metro Tiruchi international airport continues to be on a growth trajectory witnessing an upswing in passenger traffic and export cargo movements this fiscal as well.

The fast-growing airport with more overseas operations than domestic services handled 1.2 million passengers up to January this fiscal recording a robust growth with bulk of them accounting for international passengers.

The airport recorded impressive growth in export cargo movement surpassing the 6,000 tonnes target set internally for the current fiscal.

The target was surpassed in February clocking around 6,075 tonnes in export cargo shipment.

With the current robust cargo movement, the airport is expected to cross the 6,500 tonnes mark by the end of this financial year, said K. Gunasekaran, Airport Director, Tiruchi.
23/03/16 The Hindu
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