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International airport in Delhi, India

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Indira Gandhi International Airport: International airport in Delhi, India
Indira Gandhi International Airport serves as the major international aviation hub of the Indian capital city of New Delhi as well as India. The airport, spread over an area of 5,106 acres (2,066 ha), is situated in Palam, 15 km (9.3 mi) south-west of the New Delhi railway station and 16 km (9.9 mi) from New Delhi city centre. Named after former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, it is the busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic since 2009. It is also the busiest airport in the country in terms of cargo traffic, overtaking Mumbai during late 2015. In the calendar year 2018, it was the 12th busiest airport in the world and 6th busiest airport in Asia by passenger traffic handling nearly 70 million passengers. It is the world's busiest airport for Airbus A320 aircraft. The under construction expansion program will increase the airport's capacity to handle 100 million passengers by 2030.

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Vande Bharat Mission: Indians from New York arrive at Chandigarh airport via Delhi [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: Indians from New York arrive at Chandigarh airport via Delhi

Indian Nationals from New York arrived at Chandigarh airport through Air India special flight via Delhi on May 22. "We faced no problems during our travel back to India, all norms were followed..

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UPSRTC sets up committee to review travel fare from Delhi Airport [Video]

UPSRTC sets up committee to review travel fare from Delhi Airport

Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation has set up committee to review their decision on travel fare from Delhi Airport to state amid lockdown . While talking to ANI, Uttar Pradesh State Road..

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Amid rising COVID-19 cases, domestic flight services resume after two months

The very first of these flights took off from Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi today at 5 AM and landed in Pune at 6:42 AM.
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Delhi airport to resume flights from Terminal 3, will allot entry gates, check-in bays to airlines

Commercial passenger flights at Delhi airport will initially operate from Terminal 3 after the lockdown ends, said a senior official of its operator DIAL on Sunday, adding that entry gates, self..
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Delhi Airport witnessed highest social media traffic amid coronavirus lockdown

The airport will continue to respond to people's queries.
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Delhi: 8 Malaysian attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event intercepted at IGI airport

Meanwhile, The Ministry of Home Affairs informed that 2,000 Tablighi Jamaat workers and their contacts have been quarantined.
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Centre overturns Delhi government's order, says domestic flights at IGI airport to continue

As per reports, civil aviation is a Central subject and therefore the DGCA had the power to deem Delhi government's order as null.
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Special Air India flights brings back 263 Indians from Italy, evacuees quarantined at ITBP facility

The special Air India flight from Rome landed at Delhi airport around 10 am.
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Coronavirus: Govt issues SOP for international passenger movement at Delhi airport

The Union health ministry has issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) for movement of international passengers, returning from coronavirus-affected countries, at the Delhi airport.
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‘Anti-India acts got Debbie Abrahams' visa cancelled’

Abrahams was detained at Delhi airport and deported to Dubai on Monday. Official sources asserted that issuance and rejection of visas was the sovereign right of any country and said rejection of the..
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British MP who leads Kashmir group denied entry to India

Indian officials denied a British lawmaker entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to an accompanying aide. Debbie Abrahams, a Labour Party Member..
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'Promise me you'll never run away from my runway': You CAN'T miss Delhi Aiport's proposal to IndiGo on Valentine's Day

On Valentine's Day, the official page of Delhi International Airport took to Twitter and shared a 'heart-melting' tweet for IndiGo.
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Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: All you need to know about Palam Vidhan Sabha constituency

The constituency of Palam is a part of the South Delhi Lok Sabha constituency and lies in the South West Delhi district. The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport lies in this area.
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Coronavirus evacuation: AI's 2nd flight from Wuhan did emergency landing due to window crack

Air India's second special flight that evacuated 323 Indians and seven Maldivians from Wuhan in China had done an "emergency landing" at Delhi airport on February 2 due to a crack in its cockpit..
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Air India flight carrying 323 Indians, 7 Maldivians evacuated from Wuhan lands in Delhi

Air India special flight carrying 323 Indians and seven Maldivians evacuated from the coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, landed in New Delhi on Sunday morning. The flight carrying the first batch..
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CISF recovers foreign currency worth over Rs 39 lakh from three Chinese nationals at IGI airport

The value of the seized foreign currency is Rs 39 lakh in Indian currency.
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Delhi: CISF personnel at IGI airport act on their feet, administer emergency CPR to save passenger's life

Constable Madhusudan and Constable Manoj Kumar administered Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) without any delay to the collapsed passenger and managed to successfully revive him.
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Cold wave continues in Delhi, AQI moves to 'hazardous' level

Yesterday, as many as 46 flights were diverted till midnight due to dense fog at Delhi airport.
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By 2022, IGI may get air train for inter-terminal transits

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Delhi man impersonating as Lufthansa pilot with 'fake ID' nabbed at IGI airport

CISF said the man used the fake ID to get privilege at airports.
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Delhi: Man arrested for smuggling drones, iPhones worth approx Rs 26 lakh at IGI airport

''A large consignment of drone, mobile phones, and memory cards were found from the luggage of the accused,'' the customs department stated.
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Tackling Delhi-NCR Air Pollution: Centre reviews situation, health advisory issued

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Tackling Delhi-NCR Air Pollution: Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Cabinet Secretary hold urgent meeting

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No RDX found in unattended bag at IGI Airport, owner traced

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Security tightened at IGI airport after suspicious bag spotted

The cops received a call at around 2 am on Friday about a suspicious bag being spotted in the airport premises following which it swung into action.
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Man held at IGI airport for smuggling gold worth Rs 36 lakh concealed in his shoes

The passenger, who was travelling from Dubai to Delhi, was concealing eight gold bars cumulatively weighing 933 grams inside his shoes.
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CISF seizes 43 kg red sandalwood from two Hong Kong-bound passengers at IGI Airport

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Man held at Delhi's IGI airport for hiding gold in his underwear

840 grams of gold and its paste worth more than Rs 29 lakh was recovered by the Customs Department at the airport.
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The Afghan passenger, travelling from Kabul to New Delhi, was intercepted by the customs officers at terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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On Monday, there was a bomb scare at Delhi Airport. An individual called and said that there was a bomb in Terminal 2 and said, 'save as many people as you can'. The police have identified the caller..
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Unnao rape survivor brought to AIIMS Delhi from IGI through green corridor: Police

The Delhi Traffic Police created a green corridor to shift the Unnao rape survivor to the AIIMS Trauma Centre from the IGI Airport on Monday, covering a distance of around 14 km in 18 minutes,..
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Indira Gandhi International Airport to have facial recognition trial for Vistara flights

The trial will be done in line with the central government's signature Digi Yatra programme that ensures that customers gets a seamless, consistent and paperless service experience at airports
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CISF nabs female foreign passenger for showing 'edited itinerary' at IGI airport

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Tuesday nabbed a female foreign national here after she entered the terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport by showing an edited..
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Intense dust storm hits Delhi-NCR, operations at IGI Airport briefly halted

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