Mumbai airport logs 3 million passenger mark



Mumbai airport handled over 3 million passengers in October due to growth in domestic traffic and addition of new flights to Abu Dhabi and Paris in the last few months.

Monthly passenger traffic crossed 3 million mark for the first time ever in May and second time in October. Domestic traffic accounts for 68% of the total and rest is international traffic.

In 2013-14 Mumbai airport handled about 32 million passengers and is second busies airport after but Delhi which handled 36.9 million passengers in the same period.

According to Mumbai International Airport Limited spokesperson the airport handled 3.04 million passengers in October and 3.15 million passengers in May. Previously the highest traffic movement was witnessed last December when it handled 2.9 million passengers.

Delhi, Bangalore and Goa are the busiest domestic routes while Dubai, London and Singapore are the busiest international routes form Mumbai. More info