Airport Authority of India has released Air Traffic Statistics for the month of January-2022. As per the reports; 13,332 passengers used Hubballi Airport during the month of January-2022.
The airport registered 378 flight movements and handled 6 MT of Cargo during the same period. The frequency of a few flights were decreased resulting in a dip in passenger numbers.
Hubballi Airport registered a 39.7% decrease in the number of passengers compared to the same month in 2021. 22,120 passengers had used Hubballi Airport during the month of January-2021.
The airport registered a 12.9% decrease in the number of flight movements compared to the same month in 2021. 434 scheduled flights had operated from Hubballi Airport during the month of January-2021.
Hubballi registered a 300% increase in the volume of cargo handled compared to the same month in 2021. The airport had handled 2MT of Cargo during the month of January-2021.
The passengers are requesting resumption of flights to Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Goa. But, the runway re-carpeting work at Ahmedabad airport has hindered the airline’s plan to reintroduce the Hubballi Ahmedabad flight.