Monday, September 14, 2020

Footfall at Nashik airport up by 73% in August

Nashik: With the government easing the lockdown and paving the way for relaxation of flying norms, the footfall of fliers in Nashik airport increased by 73% in August compared to the previous months.
The number of passengers flying from the city to Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Pune significantly increased in August compared to the footfall in recorded in July. “As many as 4,788 passengers flew to these three cities in August, compared to 2,761 passengers in July and 1,270 in June respectively,” said sources from Nashik airport.
After the lockdown, private airline Trujet had re-started its Nashik-Ahmedabad flight from May 27 while Air India subsidiary Alliance Air started flights from June 12 connecting the city to Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad.
However, TruJet had stopped its operations from July 11 due to annual maintenance of the aircraft and resumed operations again from September 5.
The footfall of fliers is gradually increasing on all the three routes. Around 1,200 passenegers have flown between September 1 and 7.
14/09/20 Tushar Pawar/Times of India
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