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Mumbai International Airport records 35% increase in passengers in 2023

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport witnessed a 35% increase in passenger traffic, reaching 51.58 million. Arrivals and departures both contributed to this with over 25.4 million and 26.1 million passengers, respectively. CSMIA recorded a 20% increase in aircraft movements (334,391) amidst rising domestic and international passenger traffic.

CSMIA attained not just its highest monthly traffic of 4.89 million in December, but also a single-day passenger peak of 167,132 on November 25 and a single-day record of 1,032 aircraft movements on November 11. It reflected a 110% recovery from pre-pandemic levels.

CSMIA’s travel trends in 2023 reveal Delhi, Bangalore, and Chennai to be favored domestic destinations, while Dubai, London, and Abu Dhabi continue to attract international travelers. On the airline front, IndiGo, Vistara, and Air India maintain their stronghold on the domestic market, while IndiGo, Air India, and Emirates remain the top choices for international travel through CSMIA.

Better connections to destinations like Bangkok and London, alongside newcomers like Entebbe, solidify CSMIA’s position.

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