IGI AIRPORT

  • Man tests positive for Ebola, kept in isolation in Delhi November 18, 2014

    News Delhi: India has quarantined a man who was cured of Ebola in Liberia but continued to show traces of the virus in samples of his semen after arriving in the country, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement that the Indian national tested negative for...
  • Delhi: South African convicted for trying to export contraband October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A South African national, arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport last year while trying to export over 17 kg of contraband substance, has been convicted by a Delhi court. Michael Shibambo was held guilty under provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act after 17.5...
  • Vistara takes delivery of first Airbus A-320 aircraft in Delhi September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a step closer to getting its flying licence, Tata-SIA joint venture Vistara took delivery of its first Airbus A-320 aircraft that landed at the IGI Airport on Thursday, as the airline planned to go ahead with its operational launch next month. The launch of Vistara has been delayed...
  • Delhi airport extends support to Kashmir flood victims September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In its ongoing efforts to provide assistance to the flood hit victims of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi has dispatched the first lot of six high power, sophisticated de-watering pumps to the state. According to the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the...
  • Air India asked to give compensation to man who lost baggage September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India has been asked by a consumer forum to pay compensation to a man, who lost his baggage at airport, saying the airline caused "extreme mental agony" due to its "deficiency in action and gross negligence". The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by CK Chaturvedi,...
  • Security breach at Delhi airport, drunk passenger crosses emergency doors, runs on the runway September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bizarre incident of security breach at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, a drunk passenger started running on the runway on Saturday morning. The passenger a British national was drinking alcohol while waiting for his connecting flight at the T3 lounge. He pressed...
  • Six passengers quarantined at Delhi airport hospital test negative for Ebola: Government August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the six passengers who were quarantined at the Delhi airport hospital on fears of having been exposed to the Ebola virus have tested negative. The passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have now been shifted to the Ram Manohar...
  • Watch: GMRIGI Airport Awards 2014 August 10, 2014

    In its 3rd edition the Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport in partnership with GMR awards to recognise the best business partners from the airport community. This year's theme was 'Together We Shine'....
  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group today July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India will be formally inducted as the 27th member of the Star Alliance on Friday. The ceremony will be held at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport where Air India is set to unveil a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A320. Top officials of several major global...
  • SpiceJet flight escapes rocket attack in Kabul airport July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: About 100 people on board a SpiceJet flight from Kabul to Delhi escaped a rocket attack by militants at the airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday. The attack, aimed at the military airbase at the Kabul airport, was launched when the Boeing 737 was getting ready for takeoff....
  • Road accidents in India: Clickable interactive map June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Thousands of people die every year in the road accidents in India highlighting the need for enhancing the safety of the passenger. On June 3, Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde lost his life when his car was hit by another vehicle while he was on his way...
  • Watch: Delhi passengers cheer the first A380 flight in India May 31, 2014

    The first commercial flight of A380 landed at the Delhi Airport on Friday evening. The Singapore Airlines flight was given a rousing welcome at the airport with a water cannon salute and a ribbon cutting ceremony at the arrival gates, with excited passengers among the audience. The airline will fly...
  • Special coverage: Landing of the Super jumbo A380 at the Delhi Airport May 30, 2014

    The Singapore Airlines flight was given a rousing welcome at the airport with a water cannon salute and ribbon cutting ceremony at the arrival gates, as excited passengers watched on. The airline will fly the A380 daily from both Mumbai and Delhi. Approval for the aircraft's operations were given in...
  • Snapshot: First commercial super jumbo A380 flight lands at Delhi's IGI Airport May 30, 2014

    Super jumbo Airbus A380 of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi at around 8.00 pm on Friday, marking its maiden flight to India. On its arrival, the super jumbo was given a customary water cannon salute. ...
  • SP nominee held at IGI airport after bullet was found in his baggage April 27, 2014

    Samajwadi Party candidate from Bijnor Lok Sabha seat of Uttar Pradesh, Shahnawaz Rana was arrested at the IGI Airport here after a live cartridge was found in his hand baggage, police said on Saturday. The incident took place last evening when Rana had reached the airport to catch a Jet Airways...
  • DGCA panel suggests steps to avoid flight diversion due to fog April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to check fog-related diversions from IGI Airport, a DGCA panel has recommended several steps like upgrading of neighbouring alternative airports, meteorological facilities and runway radar coverage. It has recommended that airports near Delhi like Jaipur, Lucknow and Amritsar, should be upgraded to Category-IIIB level of Instrument...
  • Dense fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi February 24, 2014

    Operations at the IGI Airport in New Delhi virtually came to a standstill on Monday after the visibility dropped due to dense fog, disrupting the schedule of over 50 domestic and international flights A Jet Airways flight from Dammam to Delhi was diverted to Jaipur due to poor visibility at...
  • Dense fog hits flight operations at Delhi airport January 5, 2014

    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 inconvenience...
  • Delhi: Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI airport December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Dense fog once again returned to affect the operations at the IGI Airport where over a dozen flights were delayed on Tuesday morning. Three flights one freighter aircraft, a Jet Airways flight from Abu Dhabi and a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul had to be diverted...
  • Narrow escape for Rahul Gandhi at Delhi's IGI airport, probe ordered December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: There was a narrow escape for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at Delhi's IGI airport on Tuesday when he was returning from Raebareli in his private plane. His flight was given clearance to land on the runway. But an Indian Air Force aircraft, an Ilyushin aircraft, was on the...
  • GoAir airbus with Gen VK Singh on board makes emergency landing at IGI November 16, 2013

    A Mumbaibound GoAir flight with about 100 passengers, including former Army Chief General VK Singh, on board was forced to return to the airport in New Delhi following a fire alarm on Saturday. The Airbus A320 returned under emergency conditions to IGI airport in New Delhi after it had been airborne...
  • Man with prosthetic leg asked to strip for security check at Delhi airport October 21, 2013

    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...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Separatist group Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was on Monday detained for some time at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the national capital. Sources say that Malik was headed to Nepal and his passport had expired. Therefore, he was denied an immigration check. He has...
  • Army officer's wife arrested for illegal entry into IGI airport August 21, 2013

    The wife of an Army officer has been arrested for allegedly entering into IGI Airport in Delhi with the print out of a cancelled ticket, police said on Tuesday. The woman, identified as Usha Pandey, was intercepted on Sunday night when she was exiting the airport by CISF personnel after...
  • Delhi: IGI Airport underprepared to deal with monsoon June 17, 2013

    Just a few days after it received the award for being the second best airport of the world, Sunday's rain exposed the Indira Gandhi International Airport's poor arrangement and preparedness for the monsoon. ...
  • Snapshot: Heavy rains cause waterlogging at IGI airport June 16, 2013

    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 around...
  • Delhi airport flooded, passengers wade through knee deep water June 16, 2013

    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 36.6...
  • Delhi's IGI Airport voted second best in the world June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport has been named the world's second best airport in the 2540 million passengers category by the Airport Council International. The airport also has been adjudged as the fourth best in the world among 199 airports across all categories. A ninemember team, comprising representatives from airport...
  • KFA staff protest at IGI airport, write to Labour Minister April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A group of Kingfisher Airlines workers gathered at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday to protest against the nonpayment of salaries. The employees have not received their salaries for the past ten months. Last week, Kingfisher chairman Vijay Mallya had given them an assurance that their salaries...
  • Delhi: Computer glitch hits IGI airport operations March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A glitch in the computerized check-in, baggage handling and plane's docking system of the terminal 3 of the IGI airport here today delayed the schedule of around 21 domestic and international flights, causing inconvenience to the passengers. The airport's IT system, installed and maintained by the airport operator Delhi...