Today announced that it has made robust arrangements for a smooth transition of partial operations of IndiGo and SpiceJet from T1 to T2. An extensive signage exercise has been done at IGIA for helping passengers with directions and locations of their respective terminals.
For passengers inadvertently reaching the wrong terminals, free shuttles with specially trained drivershave been introduced to and from T1 and T2.
Extra manpower has also been deployed for guiding any wrongly landed passengers. Delhi Airport is actively disseminating information on Twitter using #ShiftingToT2. Further, additional tabs onFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and directional map have been incorporated in the Delhi Airport’s website (www.newdelhiairport.in)tohelppassengers reach the right terminal.
Commenting on the development, I Prabhakara Rao, CEO-DIAL said, “In view of the robust passenger growth and upcoming airport expansion works, IndiGo and SpiceJet are moving partly to Terminal 2 and we welcome both the Airlines. This will enable us to start the expansion works at Terminal 1 that will be carried out over the next 3-4 years.
We continuously strive to achieve passenger convenience and delight. We are confident that our extensive preparations will help the passengers as well as the entire IGIA community.”
IndiGo and SpiceJetare moving partially from T1 to the newly revamped T2 of IGI Airport with effect from 12.01 am on March 25, 2018. These include direct flights (flight nos. 6E 2000 to 6E 2999) to 10 sectors of IndiGoi.e. Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru,Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Raipur, Srinagar, Udaipur,Vadodaraand Vishakhapatnam. The direct flights (flight nos. SG 8000 to SG 8999) of SpiceJet moving to T2 are Ahmedabad, Cochin, Goa, Gorakhpur, Patna, Pune and Surat.
With the partial shift of operations of the two airlines to T2, passenger area for the flyers will increase from current available passenger area of 25,917 sqm at T1 to combined 62,010 sqm.
The GMR Group led, Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) is a consortium; comprising of GMR Group, Airports Authority of India and Fraport. The consortium has a mandate to finance, design, build, operate and maintain the Delhi Airport for 30 years with an option to extend it by another 30 years. It has truly proven to be a shining example of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Make in India.
Delhi Airport has been adjudged as World’s best Airport by Airports Council International’s (ACI) in 2017 in the category of above 40 million passengers per annum (mppa). DIAL completed the modernization of Delhi’s IGI Airport including the commissioning of Terminal 3 (T3). India’s largest building post-independence in a record time of 37 months.
The passenger Terminals managed by DIAL are recognised for their state-of-the-art infrastructure, design and operational efficiency. T3 serves as a hub for many carriers and has truly redefined the way Indian passengers fly. Delhi Airport is a leading Indian airport both in Passenger and Cargo capabilities with an annual traffic of 63.5 mppa in 2017.
DIAL lays strong emphasis on green sustainable technologies and has won numerous awards and recognitions for the environmental sustainability initiatives.