National Tourism Day: This Is How Flying Would Change In 2022

by Sanjana Shenoy
National Tourism Day: This Is How Flying Would Change In 2022

The coronavirus pandemic dramatically changed air travel across the world. With the last two years fighting the coronavirus pandemic, air travel witnessed a staggering trend, from demand picking up during the festive season and dropping down amid a rise in Covid cases. While the rise in the Omicron variant shall weaken global air traffic, the demand for air travel is predicted to improve during the course of 2022. Mr Prakash Tulsiani, Chief Executive Officer of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) threw more light on this situation.

Top Focus Of Airports & Airlines On Hygiene & Cleanliness 

The CEO of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mr Prakash Tulsiani revealed to Curly Tales that the successful vaccination drive in India has led to an exponential growth in air traffic. The aviation industry continues to witness a great deal of optimism since the beginning of 2022. Airports and airlines have a laser focus to ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are met. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport continues to offer a holistic approach that blends world-class travel with an exemplary passenger service experience.

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Increasing Trend In Automation In Aviation Industry

When it came to the ways air travel would change in 2022, he gives due credit to changing technology that has led to an evolution of airport services. There has been a shift in airport passenger behaviour thanks to online connectivity. Passengers have adapted to mandatory online check-in instead of physically purchasing tickets. This ensures everyone’s safety. The aviation industry has witnessed an increasing trend of automation. Airports have introduced self-check-in kiosks, advanced body scanners, self-baggage drop counters and automated wheelchair services to ease the air travel experience.

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Air Travel Will Be Safer And More Convinient

Mr Prakash Tulsiani further revealed that CSMIA aims to become a world-class airport that strives for unsurpassed excellence while curating a safe, secure and efficient air hub in Mumbai. The airport has created a distinct niche for itself through an array of kiosks offering art, culture, cuisine and curated retail offerings, that makes duty shopping and exploring the Mumbai airport, a pleasurable experience. So, with an increase in automation, air travel for 2022 will be a safer and more convenient experience.