According to a spokesperson from the Kempegowda International Airport, it is estimated that over 65 million passengers will transit from KIA per annum by 2024-25. "The same number will reach 80-90 million in ten years," the spokesperson adds. A record 33.3 million passengers transited through the airport in 2018-19, indicating a 23.8% growth in the same from that of the previous year.
While a Delhi-bound flight was delayed on Saturday for more than four hours, another flight to Patna faced an eight-hour delay on Friday. Incidentally, another Bangalore-Delhi flight was diverted to Nagpur after an "emergency" landing was made due to technical glitches.