Delhi’s IGI Airport Displaces Dubai to Be the World’s Second Busiest in March

The COVID-19 pandemic has been in existence for two years, but it remains to have an impact on aviation trends and statistics. The list of the world's busiest airports, for example, has undergone major revision in recent years. New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, has surpassed Dubai to become the world's second-busiest airport. Based on the number of seats booked to and from the airport, Delhi's IGI Airport (DEL) has... Read More

February 24th, 2022 5:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

Arrival Terminal at Delhi IGI Airport to Commence Operations From Today

The services at the newly built terminal of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport will commence from today. The new terminal, which is built as a part of the ongoing phase 3A expansion of IGI Airport, will expand the airport’s total terminal capacity to 100 million. The airside capacity will also increase to 140 million. The new arrival terminal at Delhi airport spreads across an 8,000 sq. m. arrival hall and... Read More

February 16th, 2022 4:38 PM 0 COMMENTS

DMRC Proposes a 72km Long Metro Line Between Noida Airport and Delhi IGI Airport

In a presentation given to the officials of Yamuna Express Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has proposed to build a 72km long high-speed metro line connecting two airports, the upcoming Noida airport in Jewar and Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI airport). The proposed metro line between Delhi IGI airport and Jewar Noida airport will be constructed in two phases and 13 stations between the... Read More

February 9th, 2022 6:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

New Arrival Terminal at Delhi IGI Airport Ready for Operations: DIAL

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the operator of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport), announced that the arrival terminal at T1 has been expanded and is now operational. According to a PTI report, the work was carried out as part of expansion plans, and once the entire extension work is completed, the airport’s overall terminal capacity and airside capacity will expand to 100 million and 140 million, respectively.... Read More

December 9th, 2021 5:28 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi IGI Airport is The Fifth Busiest Airport in December, IndiGo Comes Eighth in Top Airline Category

Thanks to the revival of domestic air travel, Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport), Delhi, has become the fifth busiest airport in the world this month, reveals the monthly ranking released by the aviation consultancy OAG. The airports in Atlanta, Dubai, Dallas Forth Worth and Guangzhou are ahead of IGI Airport. Busiest global airports OAG calculates the top 10 Busiest Global Airports worldwide using total airline capacity by considering both... Read More

December 7th, 2021 6:29 PM 0 COMMENTS

Etihad Airways Receives a Show-Cause Notice on Violating Covid-19 Norms at IGI Airport

In a recent development, Etihad Airways has found itself in trouble with the New Delhi district authorities as the latter has issued a show-cause notice to the airlines on the grounds of violating guidelines set by the centre for the arriving international passengers at IGI airport. These guidelines have been set in the wake of the rising Omicron variant of covid-19. The station manager of the airline is expected to... Read More

November 1st, 2021 9:35 AM 0 COMMENTS

IGI Airport Terminal 1 Operations Restart After a Gap of 18 Months

The Terminal 1 (T1) of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport restarted operations on October 31, 2021, after a massive gap of 18 months. The airport’s official Twitter handle shared a glimpse of the first IndiGo flight arriving at Terminal 1. IndiGo operated the comeback flight from the T1 of the IGI airport. The low-cost airline’s flight departed from Delhi airport T1 airport at 01:05 hours for Mumbai. After the... Read More

September 8th, 2020 1:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hotels Near Delhi IGI Airport That You Definitely Need to Check Out [5 Star]

Hotels near IGI have been known to be some of the poshest and most liked ones in the country. Undoubtedly the airport attracts tourists and businessperson alike from all parts of the worlds and sometimes they don’t want anything less than the nicest hospitality and the most comfortable treatment. These hotels in the proximity of IGI land right on the expectations of the tourists as they have been known to... Read More

August 22nd, 2020 3:02 AM 0 COMMENTS

Taxibots for Towing Planes to Be Used at IGI Airport, New Vehicles Will Help Curb Pollution: KSU Spokesperson

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given its nod for the usage of taxibots in Delhi airport for testing or piloting purposes. These taxibots would have their engine shut off from the parking bay to the runway holding point. It is being said that the use of taxibots would bring significant improvement in keeping a check on pollution. SpiceJet and Jet Airways would be the first one to use... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:02 AM 1 COMMENTS

Delhi IGI Airport Handles Over 1 Million Metrics Tonnes of Cargo One Year: Report

According to a report published by Times of India, Delhi Indira Gandhi International (Delhi IGI) airport handled more than one million metrics tonnes of cargo between the period of November 2017 to October 2018. The airport also managed the highest ever cargo tonnage in October. The airport handles around 29% of the country’s cargo and is estimated to be at 28th position worldwide. Achievement as a Result of Serious Investments... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

GoAir Starts Deploying TaxiBots at IGI Airport New Delhi for Better Fuel Efficiency and Checking Sound Pollution

In order to save on fuels and also keep a check on sound pollution, more and more airlines are opting for TaxiBots as their choice of towing vehicle. In a new development in this regard, GoAir, the no frills carrier has decided to deploy the semi-robotic-pilot-operated TaxiBots as its choice of towing vehicle at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi. Currently, the conventional method dictates that the... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:00 AM 0 COMMENTS

New ATC Tower at Delhi IGI Airport To Begin Operations From Next Month

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport will soon have the country’s most technologically advanced Air Traffic Control (ATC) Tower. The migration procedures from the old ATC tower to the new tower has already started. The authorities are expected to complete the migration process by August 15, 2019.   New ATC Tower Features  The Airports Authorities of India (AAI) is conducting a phased roll-out of the new facility. Hence, the authorities... Read More

July 16th, 2020 5:59 AM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Express to Adopt Taxibots in IGI Airport

Air India Express has completed the trials for using Taxibots at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on Monday. As a part of the trial, Air India Express Boeing 737-800 NG series aircraft was taxied from Apron 3 towards Runway 29. Each taxiing event of about 15 minutes with Taxibot attached saves about 200 litres of Aviation Turbine fuel. In addition to this, it saves engine life plus emission of... Read More

January 19th, 2022 7:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airports and Airlines Will Prioritise Investments in IT for Digitalisation: Air Transport IT Insights 2021

The airports and airline CEOs are betting on technology to assist the aviation sector’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights. In this context, airlines may increase their spending on digitalisation by 2024. According to the report, nearly 84% of airlines and 81% of airports are expected to spend a similar range as that of the previous year in 2022 on automation requirements. Automation... Read More

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