Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has set exceptional new standards this holiday season. Proudly showcasing a remarkable 112 percent recovery in December, it surpasses the passenger traffic compared to the pre-pandemic levels of December 2019 (4.37 Mn). The airport witnessed its highest-ever monthly traffic of 4.88 million passengers travelling through CSMIA with a growth of almost 13 percent as compared to December 2022 (4.33 Mn). CSMIA’s consistent expansion to newer destinations, along with exemplary services and hospitality, stands as a testament to the growing passenger trust in the airport.
The highest passenger traffic movement in a single day for the month was observed on December 12, 2023 with 165,258 passengers travelling through CSMIA – with 841,66 arrivals 81,092 departures. The month observed a total of 28,462 ATMs with 7,287 International ATMs and 21,175 on routes.
In December 2023, CSMIA’s passenger distribution showcased a dominant 47 per cent from the Middle East, followed by 28 per cent from the Asia Pacific region and 15 per cent from Europe. Delhi, Bangalore, and Goa ranked the top 3 domestic destinations for CSMIA, while Dubai, London, and Abu Dhabi continued to be the preferred international choices. Notably, on the bustling Mumbai – Delhi route alone, CSMIA recorded a substantial traffic of 622,424 passengers. Among airlines, IndiGo, Air India and Vistara were leading in the domestic as well as the international routes.
The stellar performance in December not only reflects an impressive rebound but also serves as a testament to its resilience and unwavering commitment to providing world-class service, concluding the year with a resounding success. Promising effortless journeys for all, CSMIA is poised to exceed passenger expectations and continue to remain at the forefront of the aviation industry.