With Airport Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) revising the service charges, flying out from Delhi airport becomes an expensive affair for the passengers. According to an order issued -- dated 19th November 2018 -- the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) will levy Rs. 77 for each ticket purchased using Indian currency, and USD 1.93 per ticket issued against a foreign currency. The revision will come into effect from 1st December 2018.... Read More
SpiceJet passengers departing New Delhi this morning were to wait a bit longer than normal. However, the delay was not caused by a malfunctioning aircraft or a lack of staff. Instead, due to non-payment of airport fees, the airline's planes were denied clearance by Delhi Airport's Air Traffic Control. SpiceJet's morning departures from New Delhi were disrupted on Friday because the ATC at Indira Gandhi International Airport had been told... Read More
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
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
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
Budget airlines IndiGo and GoAir have announced a terminal change in Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) from October 1, 2020. While IndiGo shifts some of its flights to Terminal 2, GoAir will operate all its domestic flights to and from Delhi from Terminal II. According to a media release from IndiGo, the flights with call sign between 6E 2000 - 6E 2999 are the ones that are being shifted.... Read More
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
In a bid to assist the passengers carrying large and heavy bags, Delhi Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has started porter and indoor buggy services from the Terminal 3 of Delhi Airport Express Line, says a report published by Financial Express. A Hong Kong-based company Allways has deployed around 100 porters at Terminal 3 for the purpose. It is said that the company has also arranged assistance for elderly or... Read More
Commercial operations at Delhi’s Hindon air base to begin from July first week. Night operations will remain banned for now due to the movements of Nilgai on the airstrip, a report by Zee Business claimed. The flights from Hindon airport will mostly serve regional destinations and will be functioning under the Regional Connectivity Scheme of the Government ‘’Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik’ (UDAN). Under the rules of the UDAN scheme,... Read More
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
People looking out to travel in lounge services can be relived as SpiceJet has got them covered. The airline is one of the most popular carriers in the aviation sector when it comes to affordable fairs, red hot deals and many more. Also, Services like Spicebiz and SpiceMax has already set the benchmark when it comes to luxurious travel, and SpiceJet is offering lounge services as an Add-on offer to... Read More
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
Have a breaking news, inside story, scoop?
Write to us, your anonymity is our priority at news [at] aviationscoop.com/
Want to be featured on Aviationscoop?
Send us your articles, stories, suggestions, feedback at news [at] aviationscoop.com
Latest Flight Review
Prapti Hinge :
The global 5G in aviation market size is projected to reach USD 4.2 billion, surging at a CAGR of 53.46% during the…
- No Most discussed posts - 1 week ago....!
- No Trending posts - 1 weeks ago....!