Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru has processed 180,745 kg of pomegranate from April to August 2020, to emerge as the leading airport for pomegranate exports from India. BLR Airport also accounted for 99 pc of the total pomegranate exports from Karnataka, according to the data available from the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS). The fruit was exported to 12 international destinations, by nine global freight carriers – Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines.