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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

05 Jan 2019

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.

Delhi airport: Muffin with dead lizard leaves passenger hospitalized

30 Dec 2018

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.

Low visibility conditions disrupt flight operations at Delhi airport

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.

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

20 Dec 2018

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.

From December 1, spend more for flying out of Delhi

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.

Delhi airport: Mistaken hijack alert sends airport into frenzy

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.

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

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.

With expansion plans, flying out of Delhi to become costlier

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.

Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF

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.

IndiGo systems temporarily malfunctioned across all airports; running now

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

24 Sep 2018

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

19 Sep 2018

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.

Delhi airport staff arrested for allegedly raping aspiring air hostess

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.

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

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.

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

02 Sep 2018

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.

Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

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.

Delhi Airport: Much hated brown beige carpet set to go

24 Aug 2018

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports

26 Jul 2018

Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports

Next time your boarding pass isn't stamped "security checked", don't fret! This might be a new policy in place.

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

23 Jul 2018

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

Commonwealth Games star, Manika Batra and six other table tennis players were denied boarding on an Air India flight, on Sunday, which left them stranded at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Senior Times Now journalist booked for outraging women's modesty

22 Jul 2018

Senior Times Now journalist booked for outraging women's modesty

Executive Editor of Times Now news channel, Vivek Narayan was arrested by Delhi police for outraging the modesty of two women and clicking pictures against their will, officials said on Thursday.

Delhi airport: Semi-robotic TaxiBots to help curb air pollution

21 Jul 2018

Delhi airport: Semi-robotic TaxiBots to help curb air pollution

After 'air-purifier' plants, Delhi airport authorities have taken another environment-friendly step by introducing TaxiBots, 'pilot-controlled semi-robotic machines' which reduce emissions and fuel-consumption by a stunning 85%.

Passengers flying from Delhi might soon have to pay more

20 Jul 2018

Passengers flying from Delhi might soon have to pay more

Airfares for people flying out of Delhi's IGI Airport might soon undergo a hike, although a marginal one, as its operator, the DIAL, requested permission for increasing 'passenger service fee' (PSF).

Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

14 Jul 2018

Haj 2018: First batch of pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims today. He said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed.

Delhi: 23 Air India flights delayed due to software malfunction

23 Jun 2018

Delhi: 23 Air India flights delayed due to software malfunction

Nearly two dozen Air India flights were delayed across its network including at IGI Airport, Delhi today after a technical glitch in the check-in software hampered operations, an airline spokesperson said.