Pune airport’s new terminal ready for operations ; awaits inauguration 

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Pune airport's new terminal ready for operations ; awaits inauguration

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By : Pune Pulse

November 18, 2023

Pune : The inauguration of the new terminal building of Pune Airport is awaited. The state-of-the-art terminal, the epitome of modern aviation infrastructure, is set to significantly enhance the airport’s capacity and passenger experience.

As per further information, it has been designed to accommodate the increasing influx of air passengers. Loaded with contemporary amenities and state-of-the-art facilities, it aims to provide passengers with a seamless and comfortable journey.

Following the inauguration, the terminal is expected to see an increase in operational activities, with airlines getting ready to commence services from the new facility. The expanded capacity is ready to meet the current demands, enabling Pune Airport to handle the future growth in air traffic while aligning with the dynamic growth trajectory of the city. The terminal’s strategic location and advanced features underline its importance in connecting Pune to domestic and international destinations.

As the opening date approaches, excitement is growing among stakeholders including airport authorities, airlines, and the public, all of whom are eagerly awaiting the commencement of operations from this state-of-the-art aviation hub. The new terminal is set to enhance Pune Airport’s stature in the air travel arena, symbolizing progress and commitment to provide world-class services to passengers.

Some features of the new terminal building

· The new terminal will enhance the efficiency of baggage handling and screening through the implementation of the ‘in-line baggage system’. This system will enable passengers to proceed directly to the check-in counters with their luggage, thereby reducing congestion within the terminal.

· The interior of the new terminal building will serve as a showcase for Maharashtra’s culture, with a particular emphasis on Pune’s unique characteristics. Artwork within the terminal will depict cultural elements such as the Ganesh festival, hilly forts, the Ashadhi Yatra, and the caves of Ajanta and Ellora.

· Skylights and a 12-meter canopy will be incorporated into the arrival and departure zones.

Shreyas Vange

(Source – ENavbharat)