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
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
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
GMR Infrastructure Ltd (GIL), the operators and developers of Delhi airport and Hyderabad airport, separated its non-airport businesses into GMR Power and Urban Infra Limited (GPUIL). With this new division, GIL became an independent entity and has started trading on stock exchanges from today as a pure-play airports company. The stock, which opened at Rs 43.50, hit a high of Rs 46.65 on the first day and closed at Rs... Read More
On Friday, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) announced that the Delhi international airport has been installing an integrated cart system (ICS) for luggage handling at Terminal I. The new integrated system has higher speed, capacity, and dependability, enhancing luggage management at the airport. According to DIAL, the ICS with radio frequency identification (RFID) ensures error-free luggage sorting. Delhi airport’s luggage system will operate at a speed of 2.1 metres per... Read More
Flight bookings to and from India may decline as a result of the country's top airports adopting new COVID-19-related requirements for all passengers. Due to an increase in Omicron instances, Delhi and Mumbai, India's two largest flight hubs, have issued updated passenger arrival procedures. According to a source cited by Gulf News, the new bookings have stalled, and families appear hesitant to travel under the new Covid restrictions because it... Read More
Nineteen new aircraft stands are added at Terminal 1 of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI airport). The stands, constructed as part of an expansion project, are operational after receiving approval from the aviation regulator authority, The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The new stands can handle Code C planes such as A320 and B737, having wingspan measuring between 24 meters to 36 meters. Delhi IGI airport already had... Read More
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
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
In the recent development of events, Australia has decided to open its borders from December 2021 for certain categories of fully vaccinated travellers such as students, working holidaymakers and provisional family visa holders. Beginning in December, Australian carrier Qantas will be operating flights between the national capital of India and Sydney and Melbourne. Australia has approved both the vaccines – made in India Covaxin and Covishield. The Current Scenario Australian... Read More
SpiceJet, India’s one of the major airlines, have resumed its operations using Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded for the past 30 months. The passenger service on the carrier began on Saturday prior to which the airplane VT-MXH and Max 8 were taken on a test flight to check functionality. The test flight was one hour long between the cities of Delhi and Jaipur. The carriers flew over the city... Read More
In an attempt to expand its global network even further American Airlines has announced the initiation of new flights to New Delhi which started on November 12th, 2021. American Airlines is the biggest airline in terms of fleet and seemingly the air-giant is ready to take advantage of the recent ease in travel restrictions. American Airlines will be using its largest widebody carrier in the fleet Boeing 777-300ER for the... Read More
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
As per reports, Vistara has recently secured the regulatory slots at Gatwick Airport, London, the speculations of the airline starting a new flight to connect Delhi to Newark have been rising. However, the securing of slots at Gatwick indicates a one-stop flight route i.e., connecting Delhi to Newark via London. If plans go concrete in the foreseeable future, it will be Vistara’s entry to the United States. The Problem with... Read More
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