Delhi's IGI Airport first from South Asia to join 6-cr yearly passengers club

Delhis IGI Airport first from South Asia to join 6-cr yearly passengers club

New Delhi, The Indira Gandhi International Airport at the national capital has become the first airport in South Asia, to handle over six crore passengers every year.
Besides, Singapore Changi and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi have also become the first airports in Southeast Asia to have more than six crore annual passengers, said a report here.
''Globally, there are now 20 airports, with at least 60 million (6 crore) annual passengers in 2017, as compared to 14 airports last year,'' a report by the Centre for Aviation said.
''Asia now accounts for nine of the 20 airports that handle at least six crore annual passengers. Five Asian airports reached six crore annual passengers for the first time in 2017 – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Delhi Indira Gandhi, Guangzhou Baiyun, Seoul Incheon and Singapore Changi,'' the report added.

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