Indira Gandhi International Airport Current Affairs, GK & News

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.

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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. ..

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‘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 ..

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Air India: 1st airline in world to use Taxibot on A-320 aircraft

Air India, the flag carrier airline of India has become the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot on an A-320 aircraft with passengers on board. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman and MD of Air India flagged off the flight AI665 (Delhi – to Mumbai) and it was carried to runway using Taxibot at Terminal ..

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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 ..

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