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Delhi airport set to resume flight operations at Terminal 1 from October 31

New Delhi: The Delhi International Airport Limited on Friday (October 8, 2021) announced that the Delhi airport will resume flight operations at its T1 terminal from October 31 after nearly 18 months of closure.

The GMR Group-led DIAL noted that Delhi airport’s T3 terminal and T2 terminal resumed flight operations from May 25, 2020 and July 22, 2021, respectively.

It also said that with the resumption of operations at the third terminal, the Delhi airport will start functioning fully.

“After the closure of approximately 18 months, operations at the T1 terminal will resume with the pre-Covid operators, i.e. IndiGo and SpiceJet,” the statement from Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said.

DIAL also mentioned that the first flight scheduled after the reopening from T1 will be an IndiGo flight that will depart for Mumbai at 0105 hrs.

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Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO, DIAL, said, “With the resumption of the third terminal, the Delhi airport will be fully functional. We want to assure the passengers that they will be in a safe and sound environment at the Delhi airport.”

According to Aviation industry According to sources, the carriers are currently operating around 70 per cent of their pre-covid domestic passenger flights within India and about 20 per cent of pre-covid international passenger flights from India.

(with PTI inputs)

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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