As the festive season continues to record increased travel across India, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), witnessed rise in passenger traffic with a total of 516,562 passenger movement during the Diwali weekend from 11th to 13th November, 2023. CSMIA also achieved a remarkable milestone by setting a new highest single-day record of 1,032 Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) on 11th November, 2023, surpassing the previous record of 1,004 ATMs set on 09th December, 2018.
This Diwali was auspicious for many reasons than one for CSMIA, as the passengers enjoyed the extended holiday over the Diwali weekend. A total of 516,562 passenger movement from CSMIA constituted of 354,541 passengers travelling on domestic routes while 162,021 travelled internationally, this Diwali. CSMIA catered to over 2,894 ATMs with 2,137 domestic flights and 757 flights on international routes. From the overall passenger movements observed between 11th to 13th Nov, the top destinations in terms of domestic passenger included Delhi, Bengaluru, and Chennai while internationally Dubai, London, Abu Dhabi and Singapore destinations.
Achieving a record single day ATM of 1,032, CSMIA catered to a total of 161,419 passengers on 11th November witnessing a substantial influx with 107,765 domestic passengers and 53,680 international passengers.
This milestone reflects CSMIA’s capability to handle increased air traffic with precision while maintaining high standards of safety, security and passenger service. As a testament to our dedication, CSMIA continues to prioritize safety, efficiency, punctuality, and passenger satisfaction, ensuring that every journey through our airport is a journey of reliability and excellence.