Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi): News
28 Dec 2022Jyotiraditya Scindia
Centre has no plans to regulate airfares: Jyotiraditya Scindia
Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday said that the Centre has no plans to regulate airfares while also adding that the "market has to play itself out."
28 Dec 2022COVID-19
Delhi: 39 international travelers test COVID-19 positive in 2 days
At least 39 persons traveling to India from abroad have tested positive for COVID-19 at airports throughout the country in the last two days, NDTV reported citing sources.
28 Dec 2022India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Delhi: Dense fog disrupts over 100 flights at IGI airport
Over 100 flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in Delhi have been disrupted as the national capital continues to feel the wrath of a severe cold wave, with a dense blanket of fog covering it on Wednesday morning.
21 Dec 2022Bureau for Civil Aviation Security
New scanners at airports to make security checks hassle-free
Air travelers would not need to lay out laptops, phones, and chargers at security checkpoints as the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is likely to issue technical norms making way for airports to adopt high-tech scanners capable of screening luggage without removing electronic devices.
15 Dec 2022Delhi
MHA to chair high-level meeting over Delhi airport congestion
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is set to chair a high-level meeting on Thursday amid multiple complaints of chaos and long lines at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) Terminal 3, reported India Today.
14 Dec 2022Delhi
Smooth passenger movement at Delhi airport after congestion complaints: Authority
The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) officials in Delhi on Wednesday stated that smooth passenger movement was reported at all of its terminal entry points at T3 with an approximate waiting duration of zero to five minutes.
13 Dec 2022IndiGo
Reach 3.5 hours prior: IndiGo amid Delhi's IGI Airport congestion
Amid complaints of chaos and delays at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport due to congestion, IndiGo on Tuesday issued a travel advisory for passengers.
12 Dec 2022Delhi
Delhi's IGI Airport: Passenger complaints mount as chaos, delays continue
The chaos, delays, and overcrowding at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport continued on Monday as airport authorities were flooded with complaints by passengers.
11 Dec 2022Delhi
Passengers complain utter chaos, never-ending queues at Delhi airport
As the chaos of the holiday season kicks in, jam-packed scenes and long queues are being reported at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
02 Dec 2022Ludhiana
NIA arrests Ludhiana court blast prime accused from Delhi airport
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested the prime accused in the Ludhiana district court blast case of December 2021 from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, it said on Friday.
14 Oct 2022Delhi
Delhi airport on alert after bomb threat on Moscow flight
Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been placed on high alert by security agencies after a tip-off about the presence of a bomb on a Delhi-bound flight from Moscow, PTI reported.
03 Oct 2022Indian Air Force
Bomb scare on China-bound Iranian flight; refuses landing in India
A Mahan Air passenger airplane headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran, Iran, received a bomb threat while transiting through Indian airspace on Monday morning.
02 Sep 2022Delhi
Delhi Airport: 700 stranded as Lufthansa cancels flights to Germany
Chaos ensued at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in Delhi with over 700 people stranded due to German carrier Lufthansa canceling 800 flights worldwide on Friday.
22 Aug 2022Delhi
Air traffic controller in Delhi tests positive for psychoactive substance
An air traffic controller (ATCO) posted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi was taken off duty after he failed a drug test.
07 Aug 2022Delhi
SpiceJet fliers walk on Delhi airport's tarmac, DGCA orders probe
Another incident involving low-cost airline SpiceJet was reported late Saturday night, following recent reports of technical problems with several airline planes.
13 Jul 2022Vietnam
Couple arrested at Delhi's IGI Airport with 45 pistols
Customs authorities apprehended two Indian citizens carrying 45 pistols at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday, said reports.
23 May 2022Delhi
Delhi: Heavy rains, thunderstorm cause power blackout; flight operations affected
Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused power blackouts in several parts of Delhi on Monday morning.
27 Mar 2022IndiGo
Regular international flights resume from today; everything you should know
After two years, India resumed international flight operations on Sunday.
30 Nov 2021South Africa
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.
23 Nov 2021Narendra Modi
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.
03 Sep 2021Delhi
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.
03 Sep 2021Delhi
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.
25 Aug 2021Afghanistan
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.
17 Jul 2021IndiGo
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 2021Air 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.
31 Mar 2021India
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 2021Technology
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 2021Arvind Kejriwal
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 2021Arvind Kejriwal
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 2020Pfizer
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.
04 Nov 2020Delhi Police
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 2020IndiGo
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 2020Anil Baijal
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 2020Air 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.
18 Mar 2020India
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.
05 Feb 2020Punjab
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 2020Wuhan
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 2019India
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 2019Madhya Pradesh
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 2019Bhopal
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.