In a grand ceremony in New Delhi, the Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport) clinched the prestigious title of ‘Best Domestic Airport’ at the 12th edition of Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2023. This accolade, recognized across India and South Asia, signifies a commendable acknowledgment of excellence in travel, hospitality, and lifestyle.
BLR Airport, a front-runner in the aviation industry, has consistently aimed at transforming passenger experiences. Beyond being a transit point, the airport envisions itself as a destination. Committed to constant improvement and innovation, BLR Airport regularly updates its offerings to meet evolving customer needs, leveraging emerging technologies for an enhanced experience.
“We are honored to be recognized nationally as the best domestic airport in the country. At BLR Airport, we are dedicated to continually improving service standards. This award acknowledges the hard work of our entire airport community, and we are grateful to our growing and dedicated passengers for their vote of confidence and continued support.”
Hari Marar, MD & CEO of Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL)
While BLR Airport is celebrated for its passenger-centric approach, it has also emerged as a key player in the realm of cargo movement. For instance, recognizing the importance of addressing logistics bottlenecks, BLR Airport is actively involved in initiatives to rectify core issues in the air cargo sector, including skill development and digitalization.
In FY2022-23, BLR Airport handled a record tonnage of 53,751 metric tonnes (MT), marking a Y-o-Y growth of 3%, thereby, continuing its streak as the leading airport for exporting perishable cargo in India once again. This was the third consecutive year that the airport has successfully maintained its top position.
The voting process for the Awards this year extended over three months, culminating in a record-breaking 523,270+ votes. BLR Airport stood out among other leading airports, demonstrating its unwavering commitment to excellence.