Delhi Airport’s Terminal 1 to reopen from October 31

Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has announced that flight operations are all set to resume from the dedicated domestic terminal of the airport, Terminal 1 (T1).

Terminal 1 will resume operations from October 31, 2021 at 12:01 am with Indian budget carriers IndiGo and SpiceJet.

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The first flight out of the terminal will be an IndiGo flight to Mumbai, at 01:05 am.

The terminal had been shut for 18 months due to the pandemic-induced reduction in flight demand. Now, with flight operations getting back to pre-COVID levels, the terminal is being reopened anticipating the increased travel demand owing to the festive season.

It may be noted that operations restarted in a calibrated manner from Terminal 3 and Terminal 2 of the airport from May 25, 2020 and July 22, 2021 respectively

With the resumption of the third terminal, the Delhi Airport will now be completely functional.

In a press release, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has stated that several safety measures are being implemented at T1 to provide passengers with a safe, healthy and comfortable flying experience. See the entire press release below:

The resumption of T1 is sure to bring convenience to domestic travellers flying out of the Delhi Airport.

An important announcement by SpiceJet:  

Starting October 31, flight no.SG8000 – 8999 will operate from T3. All other domestic flights will operate from T1. For international flights, it will continue its operation from T3.

Here’s the official tweet:

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