Unlock 2.0: Hyderabad International Airport handled over 7 lakh passengers in July

Hyderabad Airport has handled 6.8 lakh domestic passengers and over 50,000 international travelers in July

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  24 Aug 2021 9:56 AM GMT
Unlock 2.0: Hyderabad International Airport handled over 7 lakh passengers in July

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Airport has handled 6.8 lakh domestic passengers and over 50,000 international travelers in July

The airport saw an increase in the number of flights across domestic sectors last month. The airport recorded a substantial rise in Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) in July.

From just over 100 on 1st June, the ATMs gradually increased and reached 288 on 25th July. More than 8000 ATMs were recorded from Hyderabad International Airport in July.

From around 10000 passengers on June 1, the number of passengers increased threefold and crossed 29000 on a single day, on July 18. Daily Passenger volume flowing through the airport almost tripled in 2 months. The airport witnessed more than 6.8 lakh domestic passengers and over 50,000 international travelers in July.

As the pandemic subsides, significant progress towards leisure trips or visits to family and friends are seen on the rise. Fliers demand domestic destinations that include vacation destinations that are on-demand than before. Responding to the demand and trends, GMR Hyderabad International Airport is ensuring the safest possible environment for all its travelers

Recently a new domestic sector – Srinagar, has been added from Hyderabad International Airport. Indigo operates a direct flight to Srinagar from Hyderabad International Airport four days a week -Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Four new domestic routes connecting Hyderabad to new cities will be launched in the coming months.

Direct flights from Hyderabad to Male have restarted from August 22. Leisure destinations like Goa, Jaipur, and Kochi recorded huge growth in passenger volume flying out from Hyderabad. Along with Leisure/Vacation travel, SME business travel, and Visiting Friends & Relatives (VFR) have largely contributed to the increase in passenger numbers.

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