Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore was the third-largest airport in India by passenger volume in 2017, behind Delhi and Mumbai.
Hari Marar, managing director and CEO of airport operator Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), described 2017 as “a phenomenal year for us”, with passenger traffic growth of 12.9% to more than 25 million.
Leisure traffic was driven by a young and cosmopolitan urban population with disposable income to spend on air travel. Bangalore hosts several major IT multinationals, so this trend is likely to continue.
Aircraft movements increased by 4.3%and the airport now hosts 43 airlines serving 62 destinations in India and abroad.
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