Cargo handled across Indian airports up 6% in July
Intl cargo movement was down marginally at 159,520 tonnes; domestic cargo increased nearly 19% to 115,510 tonnes.
Airports across India handled 275,030 tonnes of cargo in July, an increase of over 6 percent compared to July 2021, according to data released by the Airports Authority of India (AAI).
International cargo movement was down marginally at 159,520 tonnes, and domestic cargo increased nearly 19 percent to 115,510 tonnes.
For the first four months of the current financial year, total cargo movement was up nearly 9 percent at 1.1 million tonnes. Domestic cargo movement zoomed over 28 percent to 446,730 tonnes compared to 348,090 tonnes during April-July 2021.
The 70 domestic airports logged the maximum gains in the April-July period (62 percent) at 11,663 tonnes.
Joint venture international airports reported mixed volumes in July as well as April-July period. For example, Delhi handled 46,013 tonnes in July, down 6 percent YoY and 187,541 tonnes during April-July, down nearly 8 percent. Mumbai also reported lower volumes but Kochi reported a 20 percent increase during April-July at 16,111 tonnes. Nagpur saw 86 percent increase at 104 tonnes.