Mumbai Airport creates record, handles 1003 flight movements in 24 hours

 ~CSIA creates new world record for single-runway operations by handling 1003 arrivals & take-offs within 24-hour timeframe ~


Mumbai, June 06, 2018: Mumbai’s GVK Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), the company that manages the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport achieved yet another milestone by handling the maximum number of flights in a 24-hour timeframe. On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Mumbai airport handled 1003 takeoffs and landings breaking its own record of handling 988 flight movements in a day. It is the highest traffic in a single day at any single runway airport in India till date.

A quintessence of operational excellence, the Mumbai airport is in the league of the busiest single-runway airports around the world, handling over 1000 flights per day.

Due to heavy rainfall the aircrafts were diverted to the nearby airports and were later were accommodated immediately as the rains stopped, which lead to increase in the flight movements.

This is an acknowledgement of the airport’s continuous efforts towards setting quality benchmarks for the airport industry across the globe. It is a testament of GVK MIAL’s unflinching commitment towards operating with an approach that promises efficiency, safety and reliability.

GVK MIAL’s efforts have constantly been focused towards placing CSIA amongst the world’s best airports. The evolution brought through CSIA with respect to services, functionality and operations personifies into a dynamic travel companion that its stakeholders cherish having on their side. CSIA has continually made efforts in rendering travel to and from Mumbai as the most desirable and enriching experience.



GVK  Mumbai  International Airport  Ltd (MIAL)  is  a  Public Private Partnership  joint  venture  between a GVK-led  consortium  and the Airports Authority of India (AAI).  GVK MIAL was awarded the mandate for operating and modernizing Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (CSIA). Through this transformational initiative, GVK MIAL aims to make CSIA one of the world’s best airports, which consistently delights customers besides being the pride of Mumbai. The new integrated Terminal 2 at CSIA enhances the airport’s capacity to service 40 million passengers and one million tons of cargo annually.