Sunday, February 11, 2018

Surat-Mumbai air passenger traffic increased in 2016-17

Surat:  The passenger air traffic between Surat and Mumbai has increased by 203 per cent in 2016-17 as per the domestic sector data released by GVK, the operator of Mumbai international airport.
'We Work For A Working Airport at Surat' (WWWAS) has written to Air India's chairman and managing director (CMD) to introduce daily flights connecting Surat and Mumbai in order to facilitate passengers, especially international passengers travelling to Surat.
As per the GVK data, 26,000 passengers travelled from Surat to Mumbai in 2016-17 as against only 8,576 passengers in the previous year. With this, the daily average passenger flying from Surat to Mumbai was 71.
At present, SpiceJet operates flights between Surat and Mumbai for seven days in a week and Air India for only three days a week.
11/02/18 Times of India