Indians may be flying like never before but the infrastructure crunch at metro airports is limiting their choice of flights. The problem is so acute that putting an additional flight in peak hours is becoming tough at most metros.
Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport became the 12th busiest airport worldwide for the month of November 2016 as per the latest report released by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Coming to the aid of domestic budget flyers, the aviation ministry has directed Delhi International Airport Pvt Ltd (DIAL) to take immediate steps for decongesting the choked terminal 1.
Relief from severe congestion may be in sight for budget airline flyers at IGI Airport’s domestic Terminal 1. IndiGo has told Delhi International Airport Private Ltd (DIAL) that it is ready to shift its domestic flights to the 1982-era built Terminal 2, which was mothballed in 2010 when T3 became operational.
IndiGo has turned down the Delhi airport’s proposal to split its domestic flights between the choked Terminal 1D and Terminal 2, which will soon be made operational.
The three-decade-old Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International Airport has been completely refurbished and is ready for operations since January 15
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