Delhi Airport

  • Modi sees conspiracy behind stopping of chopper twice at Delhi Airport 01-04-2014 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial Narendra Modi said there was a conspiracy behind the stopping of his chopper twice. Modi who was on a campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh claimed that there was a conspiracy to delay his campaign and he has asked the Election Commission to look...
  • Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad in world top 100 airports, Singapore best 27-03-2014 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: Three airports in India - Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad - have made it to the list of top 100 airports in the world. According to Skytrax World airport awards, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) at Delhi run by the GMR group is at 59th place in the...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog 30-01-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi. The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines. Ahead of the...
  • Dense fog hits flight operations at Delhi airport 05-01-2014 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: Flight operations came to a standstill on Sunday night after dense fog enveloped the IGI Airport leading to delay in schedule of around 40 flights. Around 150 domestic and international flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport had been affected earlier in the day due to fog, causing...
  • Mumbai airport's main runway to be shut for 8 hours till May 2014 28-10-2013 06:38 PM

    Mumbai: The main runway at the Mumbai airport will be shut for 8 hours a day starting from October 28 till May 2014 in order to build two rapid exit taxiways. All airlines have been told to reschedule their flights. A secondary runway has been planned but implementation proving difficult....
  • Man with prosthetic leg asked to strip for security check at Delhi airport 21-10-2013 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: Months after a woman was allegedly asked to remove her prosthetic leg at an airport, another passenger with a prosthetic leg recounts his humiliation at Delhi's IGI Airport. He was forced to strip for a security check. This comes two months after the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security...
  • Near-miss between Go Air and IAF plane at Delhi airport 03-10-2013 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: A near collision between a Go Air aircraft and an Indian Air Force plane was avoided at last moment at the IGI airport on Wednesday. At 2 o'clock, Go Air flight 336 from Delhi to Mumbai was given go ahead by the ATC to depart. But at the...
  • Asaram supporters protest at Delhi airport, Jantar Mantar 01-09-2013 05:44 PM

    Hundreds of supporters of Asaram Bapu on Sunday raised slogans outside the Delhi airport and staged a protest march at Jantar Mantar as the spiritual leader made a brief stopover at the city airport before flying onwards to Jodhpur under arrest. "A few of the protestors who tried to break...
  • Man with gold biscuits worth Rs 18 lakh arrested at Delhi airport 12-08-2013 07:07 PM

    A man has been arrested by custom officials at airport in New Delhi for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold biscuits worth about Rs 18 lakh, officials said on Monday. Acting on an intelligence input, the accused was intercepted on Sunday after his arrival from Dubai New Delhi."On detailed examination...
  • Airport Metro link: CAG says DMRC gave undue advantage to DIAL 09-08-2013 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: The CAG has pulled up Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for relaxing payment conditions for Rs 448 crore owed by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) in lieu of construction work carried out on Airport Metro Line. In its report, the auditor said that when the Airport Metro link was...
  • DMRC begins preparations to operate Airport Express line 29-06-2013 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Reliance Infra refused to operate the Delhi Airport Metro line beyond June 30, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Saturday said it has started all the necessary arrangements required to take over operations of the 22.7 kilometer long express link. "DMRC has started all...
  • Snapshot: Heavy rains cause waterlogging at IGI airport 16-06-2013 10:19 PM

    New Delhi: Incessant heavy rains on Sunday led to waterlogging at IGI airport in New Delhi, causing inconvenience to passengers who waded through knee deep water while the baggage handling system was left crippled. The monsoon arrived in Delhi on Sunday a fortnight ahead of schedule, with national capital recording...
  • Delhi airport flooded, passengers wade through knee deep water 16-06-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: Incessant heavy rains on Sunday led to waterlogging at IGI airport in New Delhi, causing inconvenience to passengers who waded through knee deep water while the baggage handling system was left crippled. The monsoon arrived in Delhi on Sundaya fortnight ahead of schedule, with national capital recording around...
  • Airport Metro introduces 30-trip card reducing fare by around 33 pc 31-05-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Airport Express Metro on Friday launched a new 30-trip monthly pass for commuters which will reduce the fare by around 33 per cent compared to the single journey fare. The new 30-trip monthly passes would cost between Rs 400 and Rs 2,000 for 30 trips, depending upon...
  • Delhi: Take off shoes, belts for airport security check? 12-04-2013 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: Flying out of Delhi? You may soon be asked to take off your shoes and belts, and jewellery, if you are wearing any, at the security check counters of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is in the process of putting in...
  • Jet carrying Rajnath, Sushma makes emergency landing 08-04-2013 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: A private jet to Karnataka carrying Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley made an emergency landing at New Delhi airport nine minutes after taking off on Monday morning. The leaders were on their way to campaign for the May 5 Assembly elections...
  • SpiceJet to pay Rs 22,000 to visually-impaired man 04-11-2012 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: SpiceJet has been directed by a consumer forum in Delhi to pay a compensation of Rs 22,000 to a visually-impaired man for over a four-hour delay of his flight from Kathmandu to Delhi. The South West District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum said the Chennai-based low-cost airline had given...
  • Fasih Mohammad a very important catch: Government 22-10-2012 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Government on Monday termed the arrest of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Fasih Mohammad as a "very important catch", saying Saudi Arabia fully cooperated in his deportation to India. "It was a very important catch. He was deported by Saudi Arabia," Union Home Secretary RK Singh told reporters...
  • Fog hits flight operations at IGI airport 30-12-2011 09:49 AM

    New Delhi: Flight operations came to a standstill in New Delhi early morning on Friday as a thick fog enveloped the national capital. More than 40 domestic and international flights have been delayed, while nine arriving and departing flights were cancelled. Trains haven't been spared either. Nearly 16 are reportedly...
  • Dense fog engulfs IGI airport; 75 flights delayed 23-12-2011 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: Dense fog enveloped the IGI Airport on Friday morning, leading to diversion of four flights and delaying 75 others. Two Jet Airway flights from Doha and Abu Dhabi and one Kingfisher flight from Dubai were diverted to Jaipur while one cargo flight from Chennai was diverted to Ahmedabad,...