The Delhi airport authority has announced that the operations at Terminal 1 will resume on October 31 after being shut for almost 18 months due to the pandemic.
Delhi International Airport Limited
- The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), led by GMR Group, has announced that the operations at Terminal 1 will resume on October 31 following start shut for around18 months due to the pandemic.
- The Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi has decided to resume flight operations from Terminal-1. “Stringent cleanliness protocol and social distancing measures are in place,” DIAL said on Friday.
The Delhi airport authority encouraged travelers to use the e-boarding scanners for entry to security and frisking entry points.
IndiGo and SpiceJet and the first flight
Operations at Terminal 1 will resume with the pre-Covid operators that are IndiGo and SpiceJet and the first flight after the reopening would be an Indigo flight which will depart for Mumbai at 0105 hours.
DIAL has said it has ensured all safety measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 as directed by the Government of India.
“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 travelers that at Delhi airport, they would be in a safe and healthy environment.
We have implemented several measures at the airport to ensure travelers’ security 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,” said Mr. Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO-DIAL.
The Delhi airport authorities have further said that 6 CUSS kiosks will be available for passengers to do a web check-in before entering the terminal.
At the check-in counters, in order to avoid close contact and crowding, passengers will be asked to use the boarding scanners to move to the security points.
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Source: India Today