Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said during Question Hour said that “Our airports are second to none in terms of their efficiency in operations. I would like to inform the member that the second-most efficient airport in the world is widely considered to be Mumbai airport which has as many landings and take-offs which the UK airport has. Our airports are performing very efficiently,”.
The Mumbai International airport is widely considered to be the second-most efficient airport in the world with as many landings and take-offs as Heathrow in the UK, government said in Rajya Sabha today.
He aslo states that theexpansion of Tuticorin airport in Tamil Nadu is proposed and the land required has been requested already, by September they will be able to start the constructions. They have the plan to expand the runaway and narrow body jets could be landed there.