Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Surat airport is country’s 38th busiest airport

Surat: Surat airport has made it to the 38th position in the list of top 50 busiest airports of India by passenger traffic and aircraft movement in the year 2018-19.
Airports Authority of India (AAI) data show passenger traffic in 2018-19 registered 81% growth. In 2018-19, 12.38 lakh passengers had travelled to and from Surat airport as against 6.81 lakh passengers in 2017-18.
Official sources said Surat airport has become the second busiest airport in Gujarat after Ahmedabad thanks to two-fold increase in passenger traffic, and also number of flights in 2018-19.
International air traffic movement between Surat and Sharjah for February and March was 2,884. At present, Surat airport is served by about 27 flights of SpiceJet, Air India, AirAsia, IndiGo and Ventura Air Connect to various domestic destinations.
01/05/19 Times of India