Articles about Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)

Delhi: Heavy rains, thunderstorm cause power blackout; flight operations affected

23 May 2022

India
Delhi: Heavy rains, thunderstorm cause power blackout; flight operations affected

Heavy rains accompanied by strong wind caused power blackouts in several parts of Delhi on Monday morning.

Regular international flights resume from today; everything you should know

27 Mar 2022

India
Regular international flights resume from today; everything you should know

After two years, India resumed international flight operations on Sunday.

Omicron: 4-6 hours' wait at Delhi airport under new rules

30 Nov 2021

India
Omicron: 4-6 hours' wait at Delhi airport under new rules

Passengers arriving from countries where the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected may have to wait for up to six hours at the Delhi airport, NDTV reported.

Noida to get UP's 5th international airport before polls

23 Nov 2021

India
Noida to get UP's 5th international airport before polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar on Thursday.

SpiceJet employees go on strike over salary issues, return later

03 Sep 2021

Delhi
SpiceJet employees go on strike over salary issues, return later

A section of employees of SpiceJet went on strike at the Delhi airport on Friday morning over issues related to reduced salaries and their irregular disbursement, sources said.

Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome

03 Sep 2021

Sports
Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome

Four Indian para-athletes, including javelin throw gold medalist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters and media jostled to catch a glimpse of them at the New Delhi airport.

Afghanistan crisis: 16 of 78 new evacuees test COVID-19 positive

25 Aug 2021

India
Afghanistan crisis: 16 of 78 new evacuees test COVID-19 positive

Sixteen of the 78 evacuees from Afghanistan, who had landed in India on Tuesday, have tested positive for the coronavirus, reports say.

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

17 Jul 2021

Delhi
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

India
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

India
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
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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
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

World
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

India
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

Sports
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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

Delhi
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

India
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
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
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.

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