Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport became the world’s second busiest airport in March this year, two years after the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, according to a report by the Official Airline Guide (OAG), a global travel data provider. Slow recovery of the travel and aviation sectors.
OAG calculates statistics based on the number of seats to and from the airport in the domestic and international sectors. According to its report, Delhi airport saw bookings of 3.61 million seats this March, trailing Dubai airport (3.55 million seats) but behind Atlanta airport (4.42 million seats).
Delhi Airport was ahead of Dubai, even holding the top spot in the United States with Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. In February, Delhi was ranked third after Atlanta and Dubai.