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 first lockdown imposed last year during March, the first IGI airport terminal to resume services was T3 (May 25, 2020) followed by the T2 (July 2021). Both IndiGo and SpiceJet will operate flights from Terminal 1 of the Delhi airport.
Delhi Airport Resuming Terminals Because of High Travel Demand
This resumption of the T1 and T2 airports in 2021 must be due to the increasing demand for air travel services from Delhi. Multiple domestic, as well as some of the major international flights', operate from the Delhi airport. Due to more and more people getting vaccinated in India, the demand for air travel is increasing as the confidence of the travellers' increases.