Indira Gandhi International

  • Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad in world top 100 airports, Singapore best 27-03-2014 03:57 PM

    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 12-02-2014 01:28 PM

    The much-awaited 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 11-02-2014 07:13 PM

    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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Delhi: Gold worth over Rs 70 lakh seized at IGI 10-06-2013 08:10 PM

    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 19-04-2013 09:03 AM

    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 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were given at the recently concluded Skytrax-World Airport Awards held...
  • Delhi: Take off shoes, belts for airport security check? 12-04-2013 04:46 PM

    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 24-03-2013 06:00 PM

    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 and was trying...
  • IGI fire under control; many offices damaged 05-01-2012 03:53 AM

    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...
  • Rains continue to lash Delhi, roads waterlogged 16-09-2011 10:36 AM

    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...
  • New Delhi: Record rain floods IGI's T-3 16-09-2011 08:59 AM

    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 T-3 for over 5 hours 07-08-2011 09:27 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: No electricity at IGI T-3 for 5 hours 07-08-2011 07:45 AM

    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...
  • No airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai: SC 26-04-2011 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: Passengers travelling out of Delhi and Mumbai airports would no longer have to pay Airport Development Fee (ADF) with the Supreme Court on Tuesday quashing the levy which has yielded about Rupees 2,500 crore in two years. Hearing an appeal against the Delhi High Court's order which had...
  • Delhi's IGI is the busiest airport in India 13-03-2011 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: As the country witnesses a burgeoning air traffic, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been handling the maximum number of flight movements daily followed by Mumbai's CST Airport. While the airport in New Delhi handled an average of 741 flights each day between April and December last...
  • Why IGI airport is blinded by the fog 11-01-2011 07:06 AM

    New Delhi: Like every other winter this year too passengers are complaining about flight delays in the Capital. Since December nearly 75 flights have been cancelled, almost 100 diverted and over 250 delayed. But why is it that in India's most technically advanced airport the situation is not improving. Indira...
  • Stray dog almost lands A-380 in trouble at IGI 15-07-2010 08:49 PM

    Moments before A-380's historic landing at the IGI airport, a stray dog was found wandering on the tarmac. ...
  • Drunk man lies on runway, traffic disrupted 28-02-2010 03:37 PM

    The incident has exposed the loopholes in Airport security. ...
  • Lost in the haze: Fog plays havoc in northern India 20-01-2010 12:12 PM

    Air traffic, railways and roads have been badly affected. ...