Articles about Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.