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Delhi International Airport: false signs of traffic recovery as passenger numbers fall sharply again


Latest monthly Airports Authority of India (AAI) data confirms the short-lived improvement in domestic passenger numbers at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport in Feb-2009. In Mar-2009, domestic passenger numbers fell 11.1% year-on-year to nearly 1.3 million passengers. International growth remained flat, increasing just 0.9% year-on-year in Mar-2009 to approximately 720,000 passengers. [1334 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Construction of Terminal 3 progressing steadily
  • Aer Rianta International and Indian Duty Free Services awarded T3 duty-free concessions
  • Aiming to reduce airport noise pollution
  • To retain seven land plots at hospitality district
  • Major reshuffle of management ahead of T3's launch

Graphs and data:

  • Delhi International Airport passenger traffic growth (% change year-on-year): Apr-08 to Mar-09
  • Features of Delhi Airport's Terminal 3
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