Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Indira Gandhi International Airport may surpass Heathrow by 2020

The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) could overtake London's Heathrow airport in traffic volume by 2020 financial year, a Sydney-based aviation research body has said. In its latest report, the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation India said that IGI airport, which handled 65.7 million passengers in the 2017-18 fiscal, is likely to cross 80 million passenger by 2019-20. "India's largest airport, Delhi, which handled 65.7 million passengers in FY2018, is likely to cross 80 million passengers in FY2020, which would see it approach or even overtake London Heathrow in traffic volumes," the report said. IGI airport handles over 1,200 flight operations a day.
04/09/18 PTI/Times of India

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