INDIRA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  • Status check: Are airports Ebola-ready? 3 days ago

    As an Indian national returning from Liberia has been quarantined at a special facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. CNN-IBN does a status check at three airports in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai to see what arrangements the Indian government has made for Ebola. ...
  • 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...
  • Indian airports now amongst world's best service providers June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) and Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) have found place in the top five of the best service quality providers in the world. While IGIA has been adjudged as the second best in the 2540 million passengers per annum (MPPA) category in the world...
  • 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...
  • Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad in world top 100 airports, Singapore best March 27, 2014

    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...
  • Mumbai International Airport Terminal 2 opened for public February 12, 2014

    The muchawaited Terminal 2 of the Mumbai international airport and the Sahar elevated road corridor was opened for the public on Wednesday. The 2.2 km Sahar elevated road that connects Western Express Highway (WEH) with the new Terminal 2 of the International Airport was inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • Bomb scare at Delhi airport's domestic terminal February 11, 2014

    Security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Tuesday went into a tizzy after a bomb threat call was received by an airline at its airport office. An anonymous caller rang up the airline Spicejet at around 1730 hours and told the staff that there was a...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Gold worth over Rs 70 lakh seized at IGI June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Gold worth at least Rs 70 lakh was seized by customs officials in three separate incidents at Indira Gandhi International Airport here and two persons were arrested in this connection. Customs officials said they found gold bars weighing 448 gms outside a washroom at the airport, which may...
  • Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 510 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were given at the recently concluded SkytraxWorld Airport Awards held...
  • Delhi: Take off shoes, belts for airport security check? April 12, 2013

    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...
  • Customs 'detain' Rs 20 lakh trophy from ICC official March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: An ICC official was caught allegedly bringing into the country a silver trophy worth Rs 20 lakh without paying customs duty at IGI aiport here following which it was seized. The ICC official, an Indian resident, was carrying the silver trophy in contravention of rules...
  • Delhi gets its first Starbucks at the IGI Airport January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Tata Starbucks Limited, the 50/50 joint venture between Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Global Beverages Limited, has announced the opening of its first stores at Terminal 3 of New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). Located in Domestic Terminal's Gate 27 and International Terminal's Gate 15, the stores...
  • Delhi: Flight operations normal at IGI Airport January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: After being badly hit by dense fog, flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport were today normal even as the airport witnessed shallow fog. The visibility remained good through the night. Though there was shallow fog in the morning, it had no effect on the flight operations...
  • Delhi: Flights affected at IGI as fog returns January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Dense fog on Monday returned to Delhi affecting the schedule of over 150 flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, including diversions of eight to other cities. Flight operations at the airport came to a standstill for around oneandhalf hours, between 5 am and 6:30 am, as the...
  • Delhi: Fog at IGI disrupts schedule of over 30 flights January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi were affected on Wednesday after dense fog partially disrupted the schedule of over 30 flights, including diversion of an international flight to Mumbai. Air India's flight (AI 314) from Hong Kong was diverted to Mumbai, while seven flights were...
  • Flight operations normal at IGI Airport after days of fog December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: After three days of dense fog, operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here remained largely normal on December 26. Though there was shallow fog in the morning, visibility remained above 1500 metres and flight operations remained normal with departures and arrivals as per schedule, airport sources said. Some...
  • Delhi: Flights at IGI suspended due to dense fog December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International airport here remained suspended for over an hour after the city witnessed the first dense fog of this winters on Sunday. Around 20 flights were delayed while two were cancelled as the fog enveloped the airport suddenly around 7 am, sources...
  • Three arrested at IGIA for smuggling rare monkeys September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Three Dubaibound foreigners were arrested on Sunday for allegedly smuggling rare species of small monkeys after a simian was found hidden in the undergarments of one of the accused at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi. The passengers identified as Al Dhaheri Hamad, Al Shamsi Mohammed,...
  • CAG slams UPA Govt, Opposition asks PM to quit August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The spectre of corruption has come back to haunt the Congressled United Progressive Alliance Government once again with the Comptroller and Auditor General coming down heavily on the Centre for its "flawed" policy on coal blocks allocation, Delhi international airport and power projects. As soon as the three CAG...
  • Power failure: Services at Delhi airport unaffected July 31, 2012

    New Delhi: While the Northern and Eastern India reeled under a second major power outage in two days, services at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi continued normally. No flights from the IGI Airport were delayed or cancelled. In a statement, the Delhi International Airport (P) Limited (DIAL) said that...
  • Over 2,400 shark teeth recovered from passenger July 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 2,400 shark teeth have been recovered from a passenger by Custom officials at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi. Acting on intelligence inputs, Aditya Surendra Gupta was intercepted at the green channel and found carrying 2,445 shark teeth, the import of which is prohibited under Wild...
  • Planning Commission toilets renovated at Rs 35 lakh June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Planning Commission, which is mired in a controversy over what constitutes the poverty line, has spent a whopping Rs 35 lakh for renovation of two toilets in New Delhi, an RTI reply has revealed. The Commission, which came up with a controversial poverty line figure of Rs 28...
  • DIAL justifies seeking hike in airport charges February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Tuesday justified seeking an eighttime hike in airport charges, saying it would not affect the airlines much and would help the Airports Authority of India (AAI) gain more revenue. "If the proposed hike of 774 per cent by DIAL is approved by Airports...
  • IGI fire under control; many offices damaged January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A fire broke out on early Thursday morning in the cargo terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The airport Officials said that fire has been brought under control. There were no casualties but the cargo handling agency office and the offices of 15 airlines located in the building have...
  • Rains continue to lash Delhi, roads waterlogged September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The capital woke up to another stormy morning on Friday as heavy rain continued to lash the national capital region. Traffic slowed down as a result of waterlogging, adding to the woes of commuters. The areas affected include the Mori Gate Red Light, Baraf Khana Chowk, Tiz Hazari Red...
  • New Delhi: Record rain floods IGI's T3 September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Rain brought some relief to the capital on Thursday but it also brought the traffic to a standstill. Not just that it also led to complete chaos at the Indira Gandhi International airport (IGI). The world class airport terminal at IGI airport was not so world class anymore...
  • Delhi: Power failure at IGI T3 for over 5 hours August 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Passengers at Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi were in for a shock early on Sunday morning when the swanky new airport faced a complete black out for over five hours. A blackout that led to total chaos and delays. The power came back...
  • Delhi: No electricity at IGI T3 for 5 hours August 7, 2011

    New Delhi: There was no electricity at the Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi for over five hours on Sunday. However, full power supply has been restored now, after lights went out at 1:30 am. Full power supply could be restored only by 6:30 am...