An accident was averted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday after a jeep came in the way of a taxiing aircraft.
The state-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. (PHHL) on Wednesday started daily helicopter services from Terminal 1-D of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) Airport to the temple town. Faizan Haider and Sidhartha Roy report.
Shivani Pant, a Mumbai-based cabin crew of Kingfisher Airlines, remembers the time when the staff was pampered. "We stayed in the best hotels and got generous food and travel allowances," she said. Sidhartha Roy and Faizan Haider
For Delhiites who crib that the ‘getting away’ part of weekend getaways stretches longer than the weekend, here's some good news. Soon, the touristy escapes — Jaipur, Mathura, Vrindavan — will be just a chopper ride away. Sidhartha Roy
& Faizan Haider
If state-owned Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited's (PHHL) plan to launch helicopter taxi services takes off, a ride to places such as Jaipur, Mathura and Vrindavan will be a hassle-free affair. Sidhartha Roy
and Faizan Haider
report. Pawan Hans' initiative
Passenger movement at Delhi Airport has seen a sharp rise since Wednesday evening due to the extended weekend. Sidhartha Roy and Faizan Haider report.
Malfunctioning printers, missing chairs, shortage of queue barriers and the resultant delays — that’s the recently crowned world’s second best airport for you. Checking in at T3 has become painful, thanks to lack of basic infrastructure.
It’s the same story every winter. As dense fog envelopes Delhi airports, hundreds of flights get delayed, diverted or cancelled. But the biggest harassment that passengers face is being confined inside an aircraft for hours endlessly, waiting to fly.
If you get a call by someone saying that your baggage, which was confiscated by the customs department, has been released and would be sent to your house under a new scheme, don’t fall for it. This is one of the newest con jobs in the city and many have already fallen prey to it.
A neat stack of a file, containing medical records, and papers is the only thing that escaped Wednesday’s air crash. The rest are either charred remains of the seven passengers and crew or pieces of what was a 4,700-kg Pilatus PC-12 aircraft. Sidhartha Roy and Faizan Haider report.
Fatal flight | How it happened | Falling from the sky
There seems to be no letting up in problems at Terminal 3 of the IGI airport. After domestic operations were shifted to the terminal last month, the latest problem to hit the passengers is delay in baggage claim. Sidhartha Roy and Faizan Haider reports
Export and import of goods have started once again at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. For more than a week, goods worth R100 crore were stuck at the airport due to a glitch in the software used by officials to clear them. Sidhartha Roy and Faizan Haider report.
A glitch in the software used by the customs department has held up exports worth about Rs 100 crore at the Delhi airport for more than a week. Exporters are reportedly losing Rs 5 crore every day.