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Kempegowda International Airport welcomes 15 millionth passenger

Anil Urs Bengaluru | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on March 24, 2015

View of Kempegowda International Airport. FIle Photo   -  The Hindu

KIAB has established itself as South India’s busiest airport and India’s third largest airport.

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has announced that the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) has welcomed its 15 millionth passenger on March 22 evening marking the airport’s graduation to the mid-sized airport category (15 to 25 million passenger airports) classification within seven years of initiating operations.

With this, KIAB has established itself as South India’s busiest airport and India’s third largest airport. A previous traffic record was set in the last financial year, when the traffic figure was 12.86 million passengers.

“This milestone is a reinforcement of KIAB’s commitment to provide its passengers a seamless travel experience combined with good connectivity, world-class infrastructure and service delivery excellence.  With this exponential growth we have consolidated our position as India’s third largest airport and South India’s busiest airport with highest passenger traffic.  KIAB will most likely end the fiscal year with 15.24 million passengers” said G V Sanjay Reddy, Managing Director, BIAL.

Published on March 24, 2015
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