Delhi airport to resume flight operations from October 31
After a gap of about 18 months, the Delhi Government has announced its operations at Terminal 1 from October 31.
After a gap of about 18 months, the Delhi Government has announced its operations at Terminal 1 from October 31. The first flight schedule from T1 after its reopening would be an Indigo flight which will depart from Mumbai at 0105 hours.
According to the Delhi Development Airport Authority, necessary arrangements has been made in order to ensure social distancing.
The terminal had been shut since March 24, 2020 when flight operations were suspended in the country due to the pandemic. These include installation of kiosks for web check-in, contactless F&B options, option of e-boarding scanners, deep cleaning and regular sanitisation among others.
DIAL CEO Videh Kumar said, “Delhi Airport is all set to reopen for domestic flight operations at T1 after nearly 18 months of shutdown. With the resumption of the third terminal, Delhi Airport will be functional completely. We would like to assure passengers that at Delhi airport, they would be in a safe and healthy environment. We have implemented several measures at the airport to ensure passenger safety without compromising their comfort and experience. Our teams have worked round-the-clock to sanitize the vast terminal. DIAL will continue its awareness drive by educating and encouraging passengers to maintain social distance while at the airport”.