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Mumbai airport handles 260,000 passengers over weekend, most since May 2020

Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai were the top three domestic destinations, while Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Singapore took the top three positions for highest international traffic

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Mumbai airport handled over 130,000 passengers each on Saturday and Sunday – its highest single-day traffic since the reopening of air travel in May 2020.

The Sunday rush included 98,000 domestic and 32,000 international passengers.

Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) said in a press statement that increased connectivity – launch of new destinations and rise in the number of flights – contributed to the traffic growth.

Go First, IndiGo and Vistara accounted for the highest number of domestic passengers, while Air India, Emirates and IndiGo were top airlines on the international routes, it said.

Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai were the

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First Published: Sep 20 2022 | 1:05 PM IST

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