December 1, 2022

“New High”: Minister As Domestic Passenger Traffic Reaches 2.73 Lakh

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri today tweeted to say that a record 2.73 lakh flew across India on Sunday, setting a “new high” since domestic flights resumed in May last year. The minister added that travellers were now considering flying as the “chosen mode of transport” and expressed hope that the numbers will reach pre-COVID numbers soon.

“2,73,845 passengers on 2,179 flights yesterday is a new high since domestic flights resumed on 25 May 2020. This takes us even closer to the Pre-COVID numbers. Flying has emerged as the chosen mode of transport which offers efficiency, safety and predictability,” he tweeted.

2,73,845 passengers on 2,179 flights yesterday is a new high since domestic flights resumed on 25 May 2020. This takes us even closer to the Pre-COVID numbers. Flying has emerged as the chosen mode of transport which offers efficiency, safety & predictability. pic.twitter.com/AcJp51RGkN

– Hardeep Singh Puri (@HardeepSPuri) January 11, 2021
The previous new high of 252,374 was recorded on December 1.

At the time, Mr Puri tweeted, “Our airports and skies are busy again.

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