On Tuesday, a GMR Goa International Airport Ltd (GGIAL) official said the recently built Manohar Airport had added eight destinations to its list. Further, Manohar International Airport will now link Goa to a total of 21 domestic locations across the country, including eight more locations.
The airport in Mopa was opened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December of last year and is named after the former Goa chief minister and former Union defense minister Manohar Parrikar.
Goa Manohar Airport Adds New Destinations
Amritsar, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Guwahati, Manchi, Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, and Lucknow are among the 8 new locations added to the summer 2023 itinerary.
There are already connections from Manohar International Airport to Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Nashik, Jaipur, Chennai, Nagpur, Varanasi, and Chandigarh. Meanwhile, Vistara will connect Lucknow with 7 new locations. Furthermore, Indigo will add the remaining one.
Manohar International Airport has experienced tremendous growth in the recent three months. Subsequently, Five thousand air traffic movements (flights). Further, almost 7 lakh passengers passed through the airport during the most recent quarter.
CEO-GGIAL, RV Sheshan, stated, “We are happy to connect 8 new locations to Goa in the summer 2023 season.
About GMR Airports
The tourist industry will grow and positively affect Goa’s socioeconomic activities. As the number of destinations increases gradually and steadily.
GMR Airports is Asia’s largest private airport operator and the second largest globally. Further, with a passenger handling capacity of over 180 million annually.
GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Airports Infrastructure Limited, has Groupe ADP as its strategic partner, which holds a 49 percent stake in GMR Airports and operates the iconic Delhi Airport.
They are the largest and fastest-growing airport in India. It also runs Hyderabad Airport (HYD), a pioneering greenfield airport known for several technological innovations.
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