The IGI topped the worldwide record with over 3.5 lakh social media engagements within the second half of March 2020.
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Delhi IGI Airport Records Highest Social Media Engagement and Online Traffic Amid COVID-19 Lockdown
Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the entire lockdown beginning March 25, permitting minimal motion of autos or people. The airports had been shut as all of the flights had been cancelled for the length, with solely particular planes being allowed to journey.
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport’s social media accounts noticed an sudden surge in passenger engagement. The most outstanding issue for this rising on-line site visitors is the only dependency on social media for any info relating to flights’ motion through the ongoing nationwide lockdown for 21days.
According to information by Konnect Insights, the IGI topped the worldwide record with over 3.5 lakh social media engagements within the second half of March 2020.
The second within the record is Singapore’s Changi Airport, which noticed 84, 000 passenger engagement on its social media pages.
Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL)’s CEO Videh Kumar Jaipuriar was quoted as saying that the clock command centre stays operational all through the week to offer most solutions to passenger queries through the lockdown.
The above outcome was primarily based on the info collected from varied social media handles, together with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from the interval of March 15 to 31, reported The Print. IGI additionally shared 99 posts for passenger info, maki
ng it the utmost variety of posts shared by any world airport.
Besides IGI, Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is one other Indian airport to have discovered a spot among the many high 5 by way of general social media engagement. It stood at fourth place sustaining lively engagement with over 60, 000 passengers.