New Delhi:Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport is undergoing a major transformation and all the passengers should know these 5 changes. Airlines are shifting terminals. Passengers boarding flights from Delhi Airport from September 5 onwards must take note of the terminal changes by the airlines.
Top 5 upcoming changes on world-class IGI airport
1. Delhi Airport expansion: DIAL has stated that as part of the expansion, Delhi Airport will have more state-of-the-art facilities, additional runway, and enhanced passenger handling capacity. DIAL is aiming to enhance the passenger handling capacity to 100 million passengers per annum (MPPA) by 2022.
2. Dual elevated Eastern Cross Taxiway (ECT): As part of its expansion plan, DIAL said that Delhi Airport would become the first airport in India to have dual elevated Eastern Cross Taxiways (ECT). The first-of-its-kind ECT will intersect two main roads leading to the Terminal-3.
3. Airlines shifting terminal: Passengers boarding flights from Delhi Airport from September 5 onwards must take note of the terminal changes by the airlines. SpiceJet has announced that it will shift its entire operations from Delhi Airport Terminal 2 to Terminal 3. IndiGo will partially operate from T2 even as its 5000 series flights will shift from T2 to T3.
4. Fixed terminal for private jet, charter flight services: In a move to match the facility available at large and busy airports around the world, Delhi airport (DEL) authority will now have a fixed-base operator (FBO) terminal.
5. Air train at Delhi’s IGI Airport: GMR-led DIAL is planning to start monorail services for passengers to provide a hassle-free mode of transport to travel from one terminal to another.