The Shirdi Airport has seen a gradual rise in the footfall of passengers. According to reports, the passenger footfall crossed 11 lakh in the month of April.
On this Chief Minister Uddhav Thackray lauded the progress of Shirdi airport.
â€œIt is a proud moment as Shirdi airport crosses the mark of 11.58 lakh passengers in April. I would also like to thank the officials from Shirdi airport as goods weighing 1.70 lakh kg including vegetables and fruit, were exported by cargo shipping to Bengaluru, Chennai and Delhi till March 2021,â€ said Thackeray.
â€œAlong with Shirdi, other airports in the state should also provide quality service to the flyers, and Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited (MADC) should focus on it,â€ said Thackeray.
Recently, MADC received the prestigious award of â€˜Best state with a dedicated outlook for aviation sectorâ€™ primarily for Shirdi and Nagpur airports at Wings India 2022 events and awards in Hyderabad.