The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has resumed operations at the airport’s Terminal 2 (T2) from 1 October.
This news comes after six months of closure due to the pandemic
GMR Group, which operates the Delhi airport said, “The resumption of operations at T2 will be with 96 air traffic movements – 48 departures and 48 arrivals – per day and increase progressively up to 180 by the end of October. The terminal will resume operations with IndiGo’s 2000 series flights and entire operations of GoAir in the initial phase.”
All IndiGo (6E) flights with series 2000; flight codes between 6E 2000 and 6E 2999 will be functioning from T2 catering to 20 destinations. These include Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Bengaluru, Koch, Guwahati, Indore, Jammu, Lucknow, Chennai, Patna, Srinagar, Trivandrum, and Visakhapatnam, etc.
IndiGo is the country’s largest airline and operates more than 105 domestic flights from Terminal 3 at New Delhi. However, after this announcement, a large number of these flights have been shifted to Terminal 2.
Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, COO, IndiGo said, “As the capacities grow, operations from Terminal 2 will also allow adequate space to maintain social distancing guidelines while providing a safe and hassle-free travel experience.”
Since the resumption of services in May, the number of airline passengers is gradually increasing. According to data released by the Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the number of daily domestic passengers stands at 148,773. When compared to the June statistics, Indian airlines carried about 66,000 passengers daily on an average.