Indian airlines business is handled by some of the international and domestic airports which are governed by a public sector enterprise – Airports Authority of India. Many public sector airlines and private airlines are contributing to Indian Airlines market. The latest research shows that increase in per capita income of India has made travelling airlines affordable. The report shows that in FY 2015 Indian airports which include international and domestic airports will handle 256 million passengers.
India’s airlines industry is booming because of growing Indian tourism day by day. Also AAI is expecting nearly 10% growth in airlines traffic. Various airlines companies like Air India. Indian Airlines, Air Asia India, Go air, Jet Airways, Indigo, Spice Jet, etc. are contributing to Indian airlines market. I am providing you top ten busiest airports in Indian airlines market based on passenger traffic in 2013-2014.
The Delhi airport is busiest of all airports in India. It is source and destination for domestic as well as international airlines. In fiscal 2013-2014, Delhi airport reported 1,26,81,309 international passengers and 2,41,95,677 domestic passengers. It is busiest airport in both domestic as well as international passengers.
The Mumbai airport is 2nd busiest airport in India. Mumbai airport provides service to both international as well as domestic airlines. In fiscal 2013-2014 fiscal, Mumbai airport reported 1,03,40,709 international passengers and 2,18,80,686 domestic passengers.
Chennai airport provides services to both international as well as domestic airlines and emerged to be third busiest airport in India. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Chennai airport reported 45,37,677 international passengers and 83,58,378 domestic passengers.
The Bengaluru airport provides services to both international as well as domestic airlines and it is fourth busiest airport in India. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Bengaluru airport reported 26,34,726 international passengers and 1,02,34,104 domestic passengers.
The Kolkata airport provides services to both international and domestic airlines and it is 5th busiest airport in India. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Kolkata airport reported 17,65,013 international passengers and 83,35,219 domestic passengers.
Hyderabad airport provides facility to both international as well as domestic airlines and it is 6th busiest airport in India. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Hyderabad airport reported 24,42,980 international passengers and 62,10,804 domestic passengers.
Kochi is 7th busiest airport in India which provides services to both international as well as domestic airlines. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Kochi airport reported 32,72,350 international passengers and 21,10,764 domestic passengers. The data also revealed that Kochi airport attracts more international travelers than other top airports like Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, etc.
Ahmedabad is 8th busiest airport in Indian airlines market and provides services to both international as well as domestic airlines. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Ahmedabad airport reported 9,97,771 international passengers and 35,66,454 domestic passengers.
Goa is 9th busiest airport in India and provides services to both international as well as domestic airlines. In 2013-014 fiscal, Goa airport reported 7,36,340 international passengers and 32,63,195 domestic passengers.
Pune is only domestic airport in this list. In 2013-2014 fiscal, Pune airport reported 34,95,543 domestic passengers.
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