Passenger traffic rose at Delhi airport by a phenomenal 21% in 2011: ACI

Posted: April 3, 2012 in Asia, India
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NEW DELHI: Delhi airport witnessed an impressive 21 per cent growth in passenger traffic in the Asia Pacific region which registered a 5.7 per cent increase in terms of it in 2011 as compared to 2010, a report by the global body for airports said.

Booming Asian Airports -  New Delhi, up by 21%, Jakarta up by 19% & Bangkok up by 12%

Booming Asian Airports - New Delhi, up by 21%, Jakarta up by 19% & Bangkok up by 12%

According to preliminary report on world airport traffic for 2011 by Airport Council International, passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region was recorded at 1.43 billion, an increase of 5.7 per cent for Asia-Pacific area when compared to 2010.

Several airports in the region achieved an impressive double digit growth in 2011 due to the robust economic growth in those countries and the rising propensity to travel in the region, it said.

“They include New Delhi, up by 21 per cent, Jakarta 19 per cent, Bangkok 12 per cent and also Guangzhou, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur all up by about 10 per cent,” the report said.

Beijing, which handled over 77 million passengers in 2011, was the busiest airport in the region and was second in the world, behind Atlanta in the US.

Apart from Beijing, the other four airports in the region with the highest passenger traffic were Tokyo’s Haneda, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Dubai.

Full story at The Times of India indiatimes.com here…..


Economic Times:
3rd April 2012


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