Billionaire Gautam Adani announced that Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport experienced an unprecedented surge in passenger traffic on Saturday.
With a remarkable count of 161,760 passengers in a single day, the airport solidified its position as a crucial hub for aviation.
“A historic achievement! On 11 November, we celebrated the busiest air traffic day by setting a world record with 1,032 flights in 24 hours. And today, we honour Mumbai Airport’s new milestone, a single-runway airport serving a record-breaking 161,760 passengers in a single day! Immense gratitude to AAI, CISF, Immigration & Customs, airline partners and our Adani Team at CSMIA for their tireless efforts. Jai Hind,” Mr Adani posted on X – formerly known as Twitter.
Between November 11 and 13, the Adani Group-operated airport served a total of 516,562 passengers, as officials reported an upsurge in passenger traffic due to the extended Diwali weekend. They emphasized that this surge in numbers highlights the airport’s importance as a pivotal travel hub.
In a statement, authorities emphasized that the surge in air traffic at CSMIA demonstrates the airport’s ability to efficiently handle the increase while upholding stringent safety measures, security protocols, and passenger services. The statement further highlighted that Mumbai airport not only provides exceptional air travel experiences but also introduces passengers to the rich Indian culture.