Airports traffic up 14.4 pc in 05-06

The Government on Tuesday said the total traffic in respect of aircraft movement, passenger and freight in the country’s airports grew by 14.4 per cent during 2005-06, as against to 18.8 per cent recorded during 2004-05.

“The annual average growth rate of total traffic in respect of aircraft movement, passenger and freight for the last three years are 12.8 per cent, 18.8 per cent and 14.4 per cent respectively during 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06,” Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

Patel said various steps are being taken in order to de-congest the airports such as high-speed exit taxiways at Delhi and Mumbai airports, improved ATC procedures and ban on general aviation traffic.

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