Delhi’s IGI Airport: Terminal 2 to be Operational From October! :- Well, as you all know that Delhi International Airport is about to make some new terminals for the passenger because of the increasing numbers of them. Also, they want to provide the good safety and services to these passengers and for that on Tuesday announced DIAL, will expand the passenger handling capacity of two operational terminals which is believed to handle up to 119 million passengers. New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, GMR Group-led Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) is going to start this service soon in October.
Which means that some new passengers will face some confusion because of this problem? Well, if you are planning to travel to Delhi or via Delhi to some other place, be ready for some confusion at your terminal as operations will see a shift from this October. As of now, Delhi’s IGI has two operational terminals- T1 and T3. Operations at T2 were stopped in 2010. Out of the two, operations at T1 are beyond its capacity while T3 is also congested due to an increase in a number of flights.
Delhi’s IGI Airport: Terminal 2 to be Operational From October!
Also, the sources are saying that the government is working on some new expansion activities which could be the master plan, which would be implemented in three phases starting from the 2018-2021 period. If this is all true then it means that the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) will get a new integrated terminal like T3 by 2021, under the facility’s next phase of planned expansion. Well, in short, this whole situation will help you in upcoming days. If reports are to be believed, the expansion will start next year and the airport will be expanded in three phases- phase 3A (2018-21), 3B (2021-25) and Phase 4 (2026 onwards).
CEO, DIAL, I Prabhakara Rao was quoted by ET saying, “Under the Phase 3A, which will start in March next year, the existing terminal 1— used by low-cost carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir will be brought down and upgraded in phases. This will lead to an increase in capacity of the terminal to 40 million from the existing 20 million annual passengers” This statement is given by the CEO of DIAL and it shows that how they are planning for the upcoming terminals and other things in the main airport of India.