Articles about Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)

Delhi airport's T2 terminal to resume operations from July 22

17 Jul 2021

Delhi airport's T2 terminal to resume operations from July 22

The T2 terminal of the Delhi international airport will resume operations from July 22, two months after it was shut down due to a significant drop in domestic air traffic owing to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a statement said on Saturday.

Bat forces flight to take U-turn half hour after takeoff

29 May 2021

Bat forces flight to take U-turn half hour after takeoff

An Air India flight to Newark in the US had to return to the Delhi Airport on the morning of May 27 as cabin crew saw a bat inside the business class area of the plane just half an hour after takeoff, sources said on Friday.

Delhi Airport to conduct random COVID-19 tests from today

31 Mar 2021

Delhi Airport to conduct random COVID-19 tests from today

Passengers at the Delhi Airport - coming from states that are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases - will be randomly tested for the virus and those found positive will be quarantined, the government said.

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

19 Jan 2021

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

Delhi Airport is evaluating "computer vision" technology to track passengers, reduce waiting time, and ensure social distancing at its terminals, a top official of the facility's operator informed on Tuesday.

Delhi Airport: Chaos over revised COVID-19 rules for UK returnees

09 Jan 2021

Delhi Airport: Chaos over revised COVID-19 rules for UK returnees

As India-UK flights resumed on Friday, chaos ensued at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport after last-minute revisions to COVID-19 testing and isolation rules were made for passengers arriving from the UK.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

29 Dec 2020

How Delhi Airport plans to help in coronavirus vaccine distribution

India is gearing up to distribute vaccines to crores of people but the task will be replete with many problems, including ensuring last-mile deliveries and storing doses at a safe temperature.

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

24 Dec 2020

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Defying the rules set by the Indian government, an Anglo-Indian woman traveled to Andhra Pradesh from Delhi, where she was to remain in an isolation center.

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

04 Nov 2020

Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights

Security has been increased at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport after the banned outfit 'Sikhs for Justice' (SFJ) called for the obstruction of two Air India flights.

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

28 Sep 2020

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

05 Jul 2020

Delhi inaugurates world's largest COVID care facility with 10,000 beds

Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Sunday inaugurated a 10,000-bed COVID care facility in the national capital.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

24 May 2020

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

18 Mar 2020

How do Delhi's coronavirus quarantine facilities fare up?

In a bid to limit community transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), India has made it mandatory for people arriving from certain virus-hit countries to face a 14-day quarantine.

After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA

15 Feb 2020

After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA

Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to attain the first position in the UPSC Examination of 2009, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Saturday.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

05 Feb 2020

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

01 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

Early Saturday morning, a special Air India flight flew 324 Indians to Delhi from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

30 Dec 2019

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

28 Dec 2019

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

The biting winter sweeping across North India has reportedly claimed the lives of 28 in Uttar Pradesh.

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

23 Dec 2019

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

BJP's Pragya Thakur, infamous for finding her way to controversies, is back in the news. The parliamentarian from Bhopal filed a complaint against SpiceJet claiming its crew misbehaved with her.

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

20 Dec 2019

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

29 Nov 2019

Delhi is getting its first air train: Details here

In what would come as a good news for fliers using Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), the bustling airport is likely to get an 'air train' by 2022.

150 Indians, deported from US, land at Delhi's IGI Airport

20 Nov 2019

150 Indians, deported from US, land at Delhi's IGI Airport

On Wednesday morning, around 150 Indians, deported from the United States, landed in New Delhi.

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

03 Nov 2019

Delhi Pollution: BJP minister suggests 'yajna' to please Lord Indra

As the national capital gasps for air, an Uttar Pradesh minister has made a shocking statement.

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

03 Nov 2019

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

The first T20I between India and Bangladesh is set to take place Delhi today.

Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

02 Nov 2019

Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

A suspicious bag, that escalated security threat and triggered a situation of panic at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, actually turned out to be just another unclaimed property containing some clothes and other items of personal use.

Suspicious bag found at Delhi Airport, reportedly contained RDX

01 Nov 2019

Suspicious bag found at Delhi Airport, reportedly contained RDX

On the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, a suspicious bag was found at Terminal 3 of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, causing panic among passengers and staff.

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

08 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor is critical, on life support system: AIIMS

The Unnao rape survivor, who was seriously injured in a car crash last month, continues to be critical and is on a life support system, AIIMS said on Wednesday.

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

06 Aug 2019

Unnao rape survivor transferred to AIIMS, put on life support

The Unnao rape survivor was moved to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, yesterday night, following a Supreme Court order.

Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram

16 Jul 2019

Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram

On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover, which would ease connectivity for commuters traveling from South Delhi towards the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Gurugram.

Four, including cricketer, arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

12 Jun 2019

Four, including cricketer, arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

Four members of a family, including Canadian cricketer Mamik Luthra, were arrested at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country.

Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended

12 Jun 2019

Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended

A powerful dust storm on Wednesday evening hit Delhi, which has been witnessing severe heatwave conditions over the last few days.

Delhi: Immigration-system server down at airport, long queues at counter

29 Apr 2019

Delhi: Immigration-system server down at airport, long queues at counter

Immigration system server was down at Delhi airport after midnight, resulting in long queues of people at immigration counters.

Delhi: Soon, travel across IGI Airport terminals via 'air train'

29 Mar 2019

Delhi: Soon, travel across IGI Airport terminals via 'air train'

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) is one of the busiest in the world.

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

26 Mar 2019

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

After Air India, GoAir has decided to discontinue their boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani.

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

26 Mar 2019

Man tries to board flight naked as "clothing impairs body-aerodynamics"

In a bizarre incident, a man who was trying to board his flight naked at Russia's Domodedovo Airport was caught on camera, the video of which has gone viral.

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

25 Mar 2019

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

Air India has decided to withdraw the boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani, after former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant's tweet sparked a controversy.

IndiGo airlines announces 3-day Holi sale. Know the discounted fares

05 Mar 2019

IndiGo airlines announces 3-day Holi sale. Know the discounted fares

The largest airline in India, IndiGo today announced a three-day special Holi sale across its domestic and international network, for travel between March 19 and September 28.

Delhi: Crane on wrong side of road crushes 61-year-old woman

23 Jan 2019

Delhi: Crane on wrong side of road crushes 61-year-old woman

In a horrific accident, a crane hurtling down the wrong side of the road crushed a 61-year-old pedestrian under its wheels in south Delhi's Dhaula Kuan in the wee hours of Sunday.

Delhi: Dense fog disrupts flights and trains

18 Jan 2019

Delhi: Dense fog disrupts flights and trains

On Friday morning, at least a dozen flights from Delhi was put on hold for nearly three hours, as a dense fog engulfed the national capital, leading to poor visibility conditions.

You'll have to pay for baggage screening at Delhi Airport

18 Jan 2019

You'll have to pay for baggage screening at Delhi Airport

From February 1, Delhi International Airport (DIAL), after being allowed by AERA, will charge for X-ray baggage fees ranging from Rs. 110 to Rs. 880 for domestic flights, and $149.33 (Rs. 10,655) to $209.55 (Rs. 14,952) for international flights.