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  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group today 11-07-2014 08:08 AM

    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 A-320. Top officials of several major global...
  • SpiceJet flight escapes rocket attack in Kabul airport 04-07-2014 06:35 PM

    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...
  • Road accidents in India: Clickable interactive map 06-06-2014 04:17 PM

    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...
  • Snapshot: First commercial super jumbo A380 flight lands at Delhi's IGI Airport 30-05-2014 09:39 PM

    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 27-04-2014 11:47 AM

    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...
  • DGCA panel suggests steps to avoid flight diversion due to fog 24-04-2014 05:12 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Heavy fog envelops Delhi, IGI airport temporarily shut, train traffic hit 06-01-2014 07:45 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...