Indira Gandhi International Airport

International airport in Delhi, India

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Indira Gandhi International Airport: International airport in Delhi, India
Indira Gandhi International Airport is an airport located in the city of Delhi, India that serves as the international aviation hub of the Indian capital of New Delhi as well as the rest of northern 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.


Genome sequencing lab launched in view of new COVID-19 strain at Delhi airport [Video]

Genome sequencing lab launched in view of new COVID-19 strain at Delhi airport

CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) and SpiceHealth launched genome sequencing lab at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on January 14. It has been launched to..

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First batch of Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' arrives at Delhi airport [Video]

First batch of Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' arrives at Delhi airport

The first consignment of 'Covaxin', the COVID-19 vaccine by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech arrived at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Jan 13. Three boxes of 'Covaxin' are also being..

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'Covishield' arrives in Delhi Ahmedabad [Video]

'Covishield' arrives in Delhi Ahmedabad

On January 12, the COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' arrived to Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. It was dispatched by Pune's Serum Institute of India today. CEO of Delhi International Airport..

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West Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Home Minister Shah [Video]

West Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Home Minister Shah

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar arrived at Delhi Airport. He is scheduled to meet Home Minister Amit Shah on January 09. "I will call on Union Home Minister Amit Shah tomorrow," he said.

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Crypto Currency fraud unearthed, mastermind held by Delhi Police [Video]

Crypto Currency fraud unearthed, mastermind held by Delhi Police

Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police has arrested accused Umesh Verma from IGI Airport for cheating and misappropriation of funds obtained on the pretext of Crypto Currency. Accused hosted their own..

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Ban on flights from UK likely to be extended: Hardeep Puri [Video]

Ban on flights from UK likely to be extended: Hardeep Puri

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri during a press conference on December 29 informed that there might be a short extension on the temporary suspension of flights from United Kingdom in wake of..

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Delhi airport ready to distribute COVID vaccines [Video]

Delhi airport ready to distribute COVID vaccines

As rolling out of COVID vaccines has started in some parts of the world, and is expected to begin soon in India, the Delhi International Airport in the national capital has built up all necessary..

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Covid vaccine: How will Delhi airport store & transport doses? CEO explains [Video]

Covid vaccine: How will Delhi airport store & transport doses? CEO explains

As rollout of Covid-19 vaccines seems to inch closer, Videh Jaipuriar, Chief Executive Officer, Delhi International Airport, briefed the media about facilities aimed at storing and transporting the..

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No specific date given for vaccine re-distribution: Delhi International Airport CEO [Video]

No specific date given for vaccine re-distribution: Delhi International Airport CEO

Delhi International Airport (DIAL) CEO Videh Jaipuriar on redistribution of COVID-19 said there is no specific date has been given by the government for vaccine re-distribution. He said, "No specific..

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Delhi Airport cargo terminals equipped with cool chambers to handle COVID vaccines: CEO [Video]

Delhi Airport cargo terminals equipped with cool chambers to handle COVID vaccines: CEO

Delhi International Airport (DIAL) CEO Videh Jaipuriar on Project Sanjivani, related to handling and redistribution of COVID-19 vaccines said that both cargo terminals of Delhi Airport are equipped..

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How Delhi, Hyderabad airports will ensure speedy distribution of COVID vaccines [Video]

How Delhi, Hyderabad airports will ensure speedy distribution of COVID vaccines

As a COVID vaccine will soon become a reality in India, GMR Hyderabad air cargo and Delhi Airport's air cargo are set to play a pivotal role in the distribution of vaccines through state-of-the-art..

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New passenger tracking system installed at Delhi airport's Terminal 3 to ensure social distancing

Delhi's IGI airport introduced a new passenger tracking system intended to reduce waiting time and manage passenger flow at Terminal 3.
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Breaking: CISF nabs passenger at IGI airport with 20 live rounds, case under Arms Act registered

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Banned pro-Khalistan organisation threatens to disrupt Delhi-London flights, security tightened at IGI Airport

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Delhiites continue to breathe poisonous air as AQI remains 'very poor'

At the Indira Gandhi International airport, the level of PM 2.5 pollutant was recorded at 332 while it was 344 at Delhi University.
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International passengers can opt for Covid-19 test, waiting lounge at Delhi airport for Rs 5,000

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COVID-19 testing facility set up at Delhi airport for international transit passengers

The result of the COVID-19 test would come in six hours and those who test negative would proceed further to their destinations while those testing positive would be treated as per government protocol.
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COVID-19: Delhi Airport's Air Suvidha portal receives 45288 applications seeking exemption from institutional quarantine

he portal, launched on August 8, 2020, is a medium for passengers to address issues related to exemption from institutional quarantine and submitting self-declaration form which is mandatory for air..
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32% intl flyers at Delhi airport brought Covid-negative reports to avail quarantine exemption: Puri

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During COVID-19 lockdown, Delhi Airport helped distribute over 20 million essential medical goods

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Students, migrants in India take flight home after weeks of lockdown

Hundreds of people wearing face masks and gloves boarded early morning flights to their hometowns and workplaces from the Delhi airport on Monday as India resumed domestic services after two months,..
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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

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Delhi: 8 Malaysian attendees of Tablighi Jamaat event intercepted at IGI airport

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Centre overturns Delhi government's order, says domestic flights at IGI airport to continue

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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’

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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

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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

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

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

The bag contained toys, phone charger, clothes and dry fruits, a Delhi police official said.
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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

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CISF seizes 43 kg red sandalwood from two Hong Kong-bound passengers at IGI Airport

During the enquiry, the passengers could not produce any documents for carrying the material.
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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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Afghan passenger, hiding gold worth Rs 45 lakh in sandals, held at IGI airport

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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Air India pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, puts Bapu's image on aircraft

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Bomb hoax at Delhi Airport's Terminal 2

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