3,39,177 foreign and 16,97,151 domestic travellers passed through RGIA in August. Both domestic and foreign travellers have used the airport as a crucial entry point. Along with an increase in passenger volume, RGIA saw an increase in aircraft traffic movements. The airport saw 14,388 aircraft movements in august, which is a substantial increase of 13.7% over the same month the year before.
Recently, GMR hyderabad International airport Ltd (GHIAL), the organisation in charge of running RGIA, revealed that it has been given a distinguished 4-star rating by Skytrax, adding to its list of accomplishments. A widely used yardstick for assessing the calibre of airports throughout the globe is the Skytrax World airport Star Rating.
On Thursday, customs officers at rajiv gandhi International airport Shamshabad thwarted a gold smuggling attempt and recovered 206 grammes of gold from a passenger.