Indira Gandhi Airport

  • Heavy fog envelops Delhi, IGI airport temporarily shut, train traffic hit January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Thick fog continues to hit air and rail traffic in Delhi. As dense fog enveloped the national capital early Monday morning, Indira Gandhi International Airport was forced to shut down temporarily. While air travellers remained stranded at the airport, similar was the scene at major railway stations as...
  • Delhi: Hoax bomb scare at IGI Airport delays flight February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: A hoax bomb call delayed an IndiGo flight on Tuesday morning at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in the capital. Passengers on the Delhi-Patna flight were de-boarded and their luggage taken off the aircraft following the call. A high alert was sounded at the airport and a...
  • PM inaugurates IGI's swanky Terminal 3 July 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel, inaugurated the Indira Gandhi International Airport's new Terminal 3 to make it world's fifth largest airport on Saturday. The new terminal building can cater up to 34 million passengers annually and has 95...
  • Pregnant woman faints after AI crew leaves her unattended January 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The weather wreaked havoc on air travel on Saturday. The dense fog meant a number of flights were delayed and diverted. In one case involving the national carrier, a pregnant woman collapsed after spending eight hours without food or water. It was a harrowing eight hours for Radha, whose...
  • Twohour strike by Air India staff, management unfazed July 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Employees of national carrier Air India went on a twohour strike at airports across the country on Friday to protest the delay in salary payments, but it failed to move the airline management. "No flights were affected while our employees were on strike," said Air India executive director for...
  • Over 80 flights affected by fog at Delhi airport January 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Flight operations came to a standstill this morning after dense fog engulfed the Indira Gandhi International Airport here affecting over 80 flights of various airlines. "No flights were taking off or landing at the airport as the visibility reduced to below 50 metres due to the dense fog...