GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) is leveraging advanced technologies as it expands to handle rising demand at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Passenger traffic totalled 14.34 million in 2016, and GHIAL predicts almost 18 million in the 12 months to the end of March 2018. The airport operator will complete a major terminal capacity enhancement programme by the end of 2019. “We are sweating assets and pushing capital,” said Chief Operating Officer Manish Sinha.
So urgent is the need for more capacity at Hyderabad that Sinha said the check-in area, designed to handle 1,200 passengers per hour, now copes with 2,100 in peak hours.
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