Mumbai Airport Sees Passenger Travel Recovery Of 108%; Dubai, London Emerge As Top Int Destinations

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Mumbai Airport Sees Passenger Travel Recovery Of 108%; Dubai, London Emerge As Top Int Destinations

COVID-19, the pandemic, had brought everything to a standstill but slowly things got normal. For the month of August 2023, passenger traffic at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) or Mumbai Airport maintains a phenomenal development trajectory. Thanks to its top-notch infrastructure and superb connections, the airport had a 108% increase in passenger volume in August 2023 compared to August 2019. 

Mumbai Airport Sees Passenger Travel Recovery Of 108%

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With a growth tendency in both domestic and international passenger counts, Mumbai airport continues to assert its leadership in aviation excellence and solidifies its important place in India’s aviation environment. 

CSMIA reported passenger traffic of approximately 4.32 million in August 2023, an increase of 32% from August 2022 (3.2 million). More than 1.1 million passengers travelled internationally at the CSMIA alone. A significant 33% increase over the 0.84 million passengers who travelled internationally during the same period last year. 

In August 2023, CSMIA recorded a total of 20,711 domestic ATMs and 6,960 international ATMs, reiterating its position as a pillar of the aviation sector.

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Development In Foreign Sectors Too

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In August 2023, Dubai, London, and Abu Dhabi continued to be the most popular overseas destinations, while Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai were the top domestic destinations for CSMIA. 

In addition, when compared to the same time last year, the CSMIA had incredible development in its foreign sectors. Munich (MUC), which showed an astonishing 150% increase in passenger traffic, and Hanoi (HAN), which registered an astounding 138% growth, were two of the top international sectors in August.

Mumbai airport and its consistent expansion in the sector are once again attested to by the most current passenger traffic figures. This growth is exponential, which represents the unwavering faith that customers have in CSMIA. 

It confirms the airport’s dedication to offering links to destinations across the world, first-rate services, and hospitality while placing the highest priority on safety and security to ensure a smooth transit for all. 

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