Indira Gandhi International Airport: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Indira Gandhi International Airport ranked as Asia-Pacific’s best airport 

The Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi has emerged as the Asia-Pacific’s best airport in the ‘Over 40 million passengers per annum category’ in the Airport Service Quality Programme (ASQ) 2019 rankings. The rankings are released by the Airports Council International. The Indira Gandhi International  Airport, which is undergoing a major expansion, handled around 69 million passengers last year.

Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes first Indian airport to be certified as single-use plastic-free

India’s leading airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi has recently become the first Indian airport to be certified as free from single-use plastic usage. The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) certified the airport. It was also the first Indian airport to make ‘single-use plastic-free’ commitment in 2019. ..

‘Women with Wheels’ launched at IGI Airport New Delhi

In partnership with a private company, Sakha Consulting Wings, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi has introduced a new initiative called ‘Women with wheels’, all-women cab service for women, operated by women drivers.  It was started on Thursday, 23rd January 2020. The cabs are stationed outside the Terminal 3, with a fleet of about ..

Indira Gandhi International Airport designated as India’s best aviation hub by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019

According to the Skytrax World Airport Awards, New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been designated as the best Indian airport but ranks 59th globally. The other Indian airports in the list were Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 64, the Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport at 66, and Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport ..

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport has become the world’s busiest single-runway airport, after creating a new world record for single-runway operations by handling 980 arrivals and take-offs in 24 hours, or almost one flight every minute on January 20, 2018.