Igi Airport

  • Dense fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi 24-02-2014 11:25 AM

    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 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...
  • Delhi: Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI airport 24-12-2013 09:58 AM

    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 12-12-2013 08:12 AM

    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...
  • GoAir airbus with Gen VK Singh on board makes emergency landing at IGI 16-11-2013 09:18 PM

    A Mumbai-bound 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 A-320 returned under emergency conditions to IGI airport in New Delhi after it had been...
  • 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...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal 07-10-2013 11:27 AM

    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 21-08-2013 12:37 AM

    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 17-06-2013 11:44 PM

    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 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...
  • Delhi's IGI Airport voted second best in the world 14-06-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport has been named the world's second best airport in the 25-40 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 nine-member team, comprising representatives from...
  • Dog imported from Australia caught in a tangle 09-12-2011 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: An imported dog from Australia transported by an international airline has been caught in a procedural tangle and left stranded at the Indira Gandhi International airport (IGIA) in New Delhi for over a month. The canine of 'Greyhound' breed is awaiting a mandatory 'no objection certificate' from the...
  • IIT to help in reducing noise level around IGIA 21-09-2011 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has sought the IIT's help to find a way to curb noise pollution near Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport to ensure a quieter environment for residents near the airport. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) AS Chandhoke told a...
  • Dreamliner to land at IGI airport tomorrow 12-07-2011 10:41 PM

    New Delhi: The first ultra long haul passenger jet with a capacity to fly non-stop up to 16,000 km will land at the IGI airport in New Delhi on Wednesday. Coming in from Seattle via Tokyo, the 787 Dreamliner plane of the US aircraft maker Boeing, would arrive in New...
  • Fire alarm forces GoAir plane to land in Delhi 06-06-2011 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Bangalore-bound GoAir plane, with 171 passengers and crew on board, had to make an emergency landing at the IGI airport soon after it took off from Delhi on Monday, an official spokesperson said. The pilot of the GoAir flight G8-201 asked for emergency landing after a smoke warning...
  • SC orders DIAL to pay Rs 15 cr to MCD 15-05-2011 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked Delhi International Airport (DIAL) to pay Rs 15 crore to Municipal Corporation of Delhi as an interim measure against the Rs 70 crore demand in property tax from the airport operator. A bench comprising Justice DK Jain and Justice HL Dattu dismissed DIAL's...
  • IGI gets bomb threat call, security alerted 05-04-2011 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: An anonymous call received at an airline call centre threatening to explode a bomb on Tuesday sparked a security alert at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here with police sanitising the facility. The call centre of national carrier Air India received the telephone call at around 7...