Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has released City-Pair wise Air Traffic Statistics of Hubballi Airport for the month of December 2022.
According to the data released, a total of 34,201 passengers traveled from Hubballi Airport and around 1.6 Tonnes of Cargo and 1.8 Tonnes of Mail was lifted from Hubballi Airport.
Delhi sector contributed the highest number of passengers from HBX. A total of 9,881 passengers used Hubballi Airport (5,108 passengers arrived and 4,773 passengers departed).
Bengaluru sector contributed the highest cargo shipment from Hubballi Airport. A total of 1.6 Tonnes of Cargo was lifted including 0.9 Tonnes of Mail.
9,503 passengers travelled to and from Bengaluru Airport (4,702 passengers arrived and 4,801 passengers departed). Delhi sector overtook Bengaluru airport in December 2022.
4,307 passengers travelled to and from Mumbai Airport (2,241 passengers arrived and 2,066 passengers departed). Mumbai sector recorded 0.3 tonnes of Cargo movement.
3,555 passengers travelled to and from Chennai Airport (1,749 passengers arrived and 1,806 passengers departed). Chennai sector recorded 1.1 tonnes of Cargo including 0.9 tonnes of mail.
Hyderabad sector had 1,859 arriving passengers and 1,668 departing passengers. Hindon (Delhi) sector had 574 arriving passengers and 525 departing passengers from Hubballi.
Mangalore sector had 685 arriving passengers and 1,075 departing passengers. Mysuru sector had 233 arriving passengers and 336 departing passengers from HBX.
IndiGo has decided to start Hubballi to Pune direct flight from February 5, 2023. IndiGo has decided to deploy 78-seater ATR-72 aircraft for the same. The flight will operate with a frequency of 2 days per week (on Saturday and Sunday).
Passengers from Hubballi are requesting the resumption of the Ahmedabad, Kochi, and Goa sectors and adding a few other potential sectors like Jaipur, Jodhpur, etc.