10 lakh passengers in 9 months; Kannur airport reaching new heights
Mattannur: Nine months since its commissioning, over 10 lakh passengers have flown through the Kannur airport.
The passenger who completed the magic number of 10 lakh was Durga Thotten, a native of Payyanur. Durga was given a warm welcome at the Kannur airport when she landed here from Singapore via Thiruvananthapuram airport on Tuesday evening.
Durga is a class nine student who along with his brother came to celebrate Onam holidays with their family in Payyanur.
Rajesh Pothuwal, Senior Operations Manager, Kannur International Airport (KIAL) presented a gift to Durga.
KIAL witnessed a constant rise of passengers every month since its inauguration. Kannur airport had overcome Karipur airport in the record of domestic passengers in six months.