International passenger traffic at the nation’s second busiest airport right here has seen a pointy decline of as much as 70 per cent in March, in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, an airport official mentioned on Saturday.
The AAI-GVK group-run Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport handles 950-980 arrivals and departures per day with round 200-250 of them worldwide.
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked a havoc internationally, impacting airline business severely together with different segments of the economic system.
It has pressured the airways world over to close flights and passenger to cancel their journeys.
“The worldwide passenger traffic ar Mumbai airport has dropped considerably in March as a result of coroavirus an infection issues. The decline in traffic is any the place between 55-70 per cent,” the official informed PTI.
It could also be talked about right here that the federal government has already introduced a whole ban on worldwide business flights to and from India for per week, beginning Sunday.
The official, nonetheless, mentioned that home passenger traffic, although, doing higher, it’s prone to have some impression too, going ahead.