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400 mn fliers by FY24, airports to get Rs 1-trn investment, says Scindia

The number of air passengers was 145 million in 2018-19. The traffic fell to 83.8 million in 2021 due to the pandemic.

Jyotiraditya Scindia | File photo
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Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia | File photo

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday said the airline sector is on a revival mode — with 382,000 passengers travelling daily in the last seven days — and hoped that the total passenger traffic will rise to 400 million by 2023-24.

The number of air passengers was 145 million in 2018-19. The traffic fell to 83.8 million in 2021 due to the pandemic.
 
Replying to the Demands for Grants, 2022-23, for the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Scindia further said Rs 1 trillion of investments will be made in green and brownfield airports in the country in the next 2-3

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First Published: Mar 24 2022 | 1:02 AM IST

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