Monday, November 30, 2020

GHIAL touches 3 mn mark for domestic oprs, continues to be second best connected Airport

Hyderabad: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) has touched three million mark for domestic operations and continued to be second best connected Airport after Delhi. 
 With the relaxation of quarantine norms by both the Central and the State Governments under the Unlock 5.0, Indian aviation sector is gaining strength steadily. 
 The guidelines on the medical profile of the passengers and RT-PCR medical report are still being asked by many states but thanks to the new Covid-19 testing facility at the GHIA is making Air travel the safest way to travel, a release here said on Monday. From about 3000 domestic passengers daily in the first few weeks post recommencement of domestic operations from May 25 onwards, now the passenger footfall has increased to over 30,000 daily in November, which over 10 times from the re-start.
 The Airport has handled over 3 Million domestic passengers from the day of recommencement till November 23. Hyderabad has also seen uptick in the Air Traffic Movement (ATM) from about 40 daily ATMs in the first few weeks of the restart, to over six times growth having handled over 260 domestic flights daily in November 2020. 
Over 35,000 domestic flights were handled from the day of recommencement till November 23. The number of domestic passengers in a single day touched 37,000 mark recently, the highest since the recommencement of domestic operations. The ATMs also crossed 284 mark on a single day. (in the month of November 2020). Hyderabad International Airport has regained its 51 destinations out of pre-covid 55 domestic destinations. With three new domestic destinations – Kozhikode, Imphal and Jagdalpur, RGIA is now connected to 54 destinations in the domestic sector.
 30/11/20 UNI
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