Monday, October 05, 2020

Visakhapatnam airport tops in passenger traffic in Andhra Pradesh

Ever since the flight operations resumed in the state, Visakhapatnam airport has been witnessing a steady growth in passenger traffic. In September alone, the passenger traffic at the airport touched 79,727.

Speaking about the increase in the traffic, Visakhapatnam Airport Director M Raja Kishore told Yo!, “After the Ministry of Civil Aviation allowed the resumption of domestic flights, operations resumed at the airport from 26 May. In June, 439 flights operated from Vizag, including domestic flights and a few international repatriation flights by Air India and other foreign airlines. By September, the number rose to 794.” He informed that Visakhapatnam airport topped the charts in terms of the operation of flights and passenger traffic in Andhra Pradesh.

While 32 flights were operated from Vizag in April, Vijayawada and Rajamahendravaram recorded movement of 8 flights and 62 flights respectively. It is to be noted that no flights were operated from Tirupati in April. In May, the air travel witnessed a rise in Vizag as 128 flights were operated. On the other hand, the movement of 96 flights from Vijayawada, 176 flights from Rajamahendravaram, and 18 flights from Tirupati was reported in the same month. In June, 439 flights were operated from Vizag, 376 from Vijayawada, 358 from Rajamahendravaram, and 168 from Tirupati. The activities at the airports in the state saw an upward trend further in July, as 525 flights were operated from Vizag, 434 from Vijayawada, 432 from Rajamahendravaram, and 228 from Tirupati. While 619 flights were operated in August to and from Vizag, 507 flights were operated from Vijayawada, 528 flights from Rajamahendravaram, and 278 from Tirupati.

05/10/20 Yo! Vizag

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