Udaipur Airport ranked no. 1 as the cleanest in India

The Maharana Pratap Airport of Udaipur has been ranked no. 1 as the cleanest and safest airport in the country in the category of airports having passenger handling capacity of up to 1.5 million. A total of 52 airports in India fall under category III.

The inspection was done by a survey team of the Airport Authority of India (AAI). The team inspected the airports on 32 parameters which majorly covered all the operational aspects of the airports falling in the said category. The parameters included air traffic control, runway and terminal building.

Udaipur Airport has been adjudged the best cleanest airport in the category followed by Vadodara’s Civil Airport Harni which comes second and Vijaywada Airport which ranked the third cleanest airport in the country.

Recently, the airport of Udaipur was also declared  “single-use plastic-free airport terminals” in January 2019.

The airport authority took various steps to eliminate single-use plastic items at passenger terminals, making Udaipur Airport a plastic-free zone.

Plastic items straws, plastic cutlery and plastic plates are banned on the airport. The airport has also switched over to other packaging alternatives and replacements.

AAI has also enhanced its waste management systems and is promoting the use of eco-friendly, sustainable alternatives progressively like the use of bio-degradable garbage bags in bins and installation of the plastic bottle-crushing machine at Udaipur Airport.


Maharana Pratap Airport Creates Record of 333 flights in Last Three Days

The pre-wedding ceremony of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal has become the talk of the town and it has created its impact on Udaipur airport as well when it creates the record of 333 flights in last three days. Not just that, there were many international chartered planes that landed directly to Udaipur airport.

The guest list of Ambani-Piramal pre-wedding ceremony involved many Bollywood celebrities, businessmen, and national and international politicians. Moreover, it included Hillary Clinton, former first lady of America, as well. Since all the guests will return today, similar air traffic can be expected today as well.

Here’s the statistics of air traffic on last three days –

7th December 2018

Arrival – 54

Departure – 52

8th December 2018

Arrival – 71

Departure – 70

9th December 2018
Arrival – 44

Departure – 42


Whereas on the other hand, Mumbai airport has made a record of 1007 flights on Saturday.

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Source: Rajasthan Patrika