The Chennai Worldwide Airport is gearing as much as deal with a rise in site visitors as passengers could take extra flights as a consequence of a dip within the Covid-19 instances.
As there’s a decline within the variety of Covid-19 instances, extra passengers are taking flights on the Chennai Airport. The Chennai Worldwide Airport is gearing as much as deal with extra home and worldwide flights in a number of months as flights could resume in a full-fledged method in November.
In response to a report printed in The Hindu, airport officers mentioned that extra manpower will likely be deployed in time and the airport is bracing as much as deal with passenger and cargo plane in an environment friendly method with a single ground-handling company. From dealing with baggage to aiding airways on the tarmac, a ground-handling company carries out a number of jobs on the airport.
Nonetheless, worldwide passengers could must face inconvenience as a result of presence of just one agency dealing with floor operations.
Quoting the Airports Authority of India (AAI) officers, The Hindu reported that there have been two companies for floor dealing with operations until final yr however there is just one operator now. After the earlier contractor Bhadra’s time period ended final yr, Air India Airport Providers Ltd. took over because the ground-handling company.
In response to an official, at current, there are round 230 home flights, 40 worldwide flights and 25 cargo flights and there have been no hassles. However, from the following yr, the variety of flights could enhance and the airport authorities should have the ability to deal with it with none issues.
The workers of the ground-handling company are being educated frequently to deal with the scenario each time the variety of flights will increase. In response to stories, Chennai airport has been instructed to rope in one other floor company to deal with the worldwide flight operations. AAI additionally referred to as for some tenders however no agency was recognised.
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