World no 1 Airport Current Affairs - 2020
Hyderabad International Airport (Rajiv Gandhi International Airport) was awarded Airports Council International Airport Service Quality World no.1 airport awardin the 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category. This is for the second consecutive year Hyderabad airport has won this award. It was adjudged World no 1 Airport in this category earlier in 2016. The award was bestowed in recognition of airport’s relentless efforts towards service excellence and customer delight.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
It is international airport that serves Hyderabad, capital of Telangana. It is located in Shamshabad, about 24 kilometres south of Hyderabad. It is operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, a public–private venture. It was opened in March 2008 to replace Begumpet Airport as primary commercial airport for Hyderabad. It is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. It is sixth busiest airport by passenger traffic in India.