But, that number was limited to only 25 services each per day! However, because of frequent need, the government is increasing the frequency of flights from Mumbai. From today, 16th June Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) will witness 100 daily departures & arrivals!
In a press statement, Mumbai Airport states,
“MIAL is permitted to cater to a total of 100 domestic commercial passenger flight movements which include 50 departures and 50 arrivals.”
This is double the of what it is operating now. It is noteworthy that before the COVID19 crisis, Mumbai Airport was having more than 1000 departures & arrivals. Making it the second busiest aerodrome in the country!
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