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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

Hindustan Times

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

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

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

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

ICC Cricket World Cup

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

Air India

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

Russia News

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.

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

Road Accidents

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.

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.

05 Jan 2019

Indian Railways

Delhi: Visibility drops due to dense fog, 13 trains delayed

Thirteen trains were delayed by two to three hours due to fog in Delhi, which recorded a low of 5.4 degree Celsius this morning.

30 Dec 2018

Safdarjung Hospital

Delhi airport: Muffin with dead lizard leaves passenger hospitalized

In an incident that reeks of negligence, a passenger waiting for a flight at the Delhi airport had to be rushed to a hospital after he suffered food poisoning from a muffin that allegedly contained a dead lizard.

25 Dec 2018


Low visibility conditions disrupt flight operations at Delhi airport

Low visibility conditions disrupted flight operations at the Delhi airport today, and departures were put on hold for two hours, an official said.

20 Dec 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, is one of the busiest airports in the world.

22 Nov 2018


From December 1, spend more for flying out of Delhi

Passengers flying out of Delhi airport will have to spend more as Airports Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) has approved the revision of service charges.

10 Nov 2018


Delhi airport: Mistaken hijack alert sends airport into frenzy

Passengers and security officials at the Delhi airport went into a frenzy after the pilot of a Kandahar-bound flight mistakenly pressed the 'hijack' button prior to take-off.

07 Nov 2018


Delhi airport: Two women arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs.42L

On Tuesday, two women travelling to Mumbai from Delhi were apprehended by airport security at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs. 42 lakh in a shoe.

31 Oct 2018


With expansion plans, flying out of Delhi to become costlier

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) is planning to invest Rs. 9,000 crore in expansion work which will result in a rise of aeronautical charges.

08 Oct 2018


Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF

Dues amounting to about Rs. 970cr are pending against various airports in the country in lieu of providing CISF security to them.

07 Oct 2018


IndiGo systems temporarily malfunctioned across all airports; running now

Less than a month after a bus carrying 50 passengers caught fire at the Chennai airport, budget airlines IndiGo has found itself in trouble yet again.

05 Oct 2018


India's two busiest airports to shut down runways for repair

Two of India's busiest airports, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, will shut down their runways for repair for 13 days from November 15 this year, and between February and March next year, respectively.

02 Oct 2018


Delhi: GoAir employees pose as passengers, steal 53 mobile phones

In what is sure to serve as a major embarrassment for GoAir, two of its executives were arrested on Monday in Delhi for stealing 53 mobile phones.

24 Sep 2018

Air India

Air India-SATS employee arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

Two people, including an employee of Air India SATS (AISATS), have been arrested by customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle gold worth roughly Rs. 17L at Delhi airport, an official statement said today.

Delhi airport had best punctuality among the world's busiest airports

In a notable feat, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, in August, achieved the best on-time performance (OTP) for a month among the world's most congested airports.

19 Sep 2018


Delhi airport staff arrested for allegedly raping aspiring air hostess

A 32-year-old ground staff working at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in Delhi has been arrested by police for impersonating a senior manager of a leading airline and allegedly raping an aspiring air hostess.

11 Sep 2018


Delhi airport: Two held for smuggling gold worth Rs. 1.5cr

Two men were arrested in separate incidents by customs officials at Delhi airport for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold valued at about Rs. 1.5cr.

02 Sep 2018

Sao Paulo

Delhi: Brazilian tries to smuggle Rs. 3.1cr-worth cocaine, arrested

A Brazilian man has been arrested from IGIAairport in Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country Rs. 3.1cr worth cocaine, which he had swallowed in form of 64 capsules, a statement issued by the Customs Department on Sunday said.

30 Aug 2018


Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

In a bizarre incident, a 56-year-old woman was detained at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after she threw a power bank in agitation and it exploded.

24 Aug 2018

Jayant Sinha

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

The carpet at Delhi Airport's T3 terminal, which has been the pet peeve of most travelers, is set to go.

20 Aug 2018


Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket

A Chinese man was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said today.

13 Aug 2018


14 immigration, 46 e-visa counters added in Delhi airport

Those who are flying out of Delhi are set to face less hassle at the airport.

12 Aug 2018


OCI card-holders appear to enjoy equal-rights like other Indians: HC

Delhi High Court has said that Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) appear to enjoy the fundamental rights of equality before law and freedom of speech and expression in the same way as any other Indian citizen does.

11 Aug 2018


October gift: Noida-Greater Noida Metro link to become operational

In a development that's set to being relief to a lot of metro commuters, the 30km Noida-Greater Noida metro line will become operational from October, said officials.