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2011-09-14 07:00:00

Scala software was chosen to drive the first ever Digital Signage Airport Advertising network in Terminal 3 at the Indira Gandhi International Airport â“ New Delhi, the largest and newest airport facility in India. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Scala India announced today that Scala software was chosen to drive the first ever Digital Signage Airport Advertising network in Terminal 3 at the Indira Gandhi International Airport â“ New Delhi,...

2010-12-15 23:01:00

NEW DELHI, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delhi International Airport (P) Limited (DIAL) has partnered with IBM (NYSE: IBM) India to establish a common-use infrastructure in New Delhi's Passenger Terminal Building 3 that will automate its operations and improve customer satisfaction to give the airport a competitive edge through quality service. The unified network solution integrates all of the communications across Terminal 3 and its facilities so that airport operations, airlines and...

2010-08-23 13:00:00

NEW DELHI, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that its Indian subsidiary, acting as system integrator for Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), worked alongside DIAL to successfully commence operations at Terminal 3 at the city's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. Terminal 3 was built to cater for India's growing aviation industry, and will welcome visitors for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Terminal 3 is a state of the art...

2008-10-14 00:00:31

By Neha Lalchandani NEW DELHI: Delhi's IGI airport's tarmac is considered worse than the city's main roads by those who use it. The tar on the tarmac area in front of parking bays 11 to 14 used to get so hot under the pressure of the aircraft, that it used to melt, causing the nose of the aircraft to dip. Not only is this a serious threat to passengers, it also caused serious damage to aircraft. The tarmac was taken up for repair in July this year but two months down the line,...

2008-09-21 00:00:18

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Better late than never. Faulty location of an underground oil tanker has made IGI Airport's domestic side a tinderbox for years. Now the DGCA has finally asked GMR-led Delhi International Airport Pvt Ltd (DIAL), to get a huge underground jet fuel shifted from its current site - operational area right opposite domestic terminal 1B. The reason - airports have such facilities at a safe distance from operational areas as they are prone to fire mishaps in planes and...

2008-09-08 09:00:31

SSP, an operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has entered into the Indian aviation market with the launch of Flavours, a food retail brand, at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International, or IGI, Airport. According to SSP, this unit is its first in India, bringing the company's global presence to 31 countries in total. SSP has secured two contracts with the Delhi International Airport which will see further food and beverage brands opening in the airport over the...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

By Megha Suri New Delhi: With cases of baggage getting misplaced in transit and even pilferage by airport staff becoming a common phenomenon , Times City tried to find out how Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) plans to secure the bags checked-in at the two City Airport Terminals - at New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Terminus. The corporation is actually creating a special tunnel at the airport end, to ensure the safe passage of baggage from the metro station at IGI to the new...

2008-08-23 00:00:26

By Megha Suri The airport is soon coming to the heart of the city with two Metro stations on the Airport Express Line being developed as City Airport Terminals (CATs). Now, fliers will not have to wait to get to IGI for airline and baggage check-ins . The stations - New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Stadium - are both spread across sprawling 7,000 sq metre and will be equipped with all the facilities offered at airport terminals. So, you can buy your air ticket, check in your baggage...

2008-08-22 00:00:26

By Neha Lalchandani New Delhi: The problem of hovering endlessly before touching down at Delhi's choked airport may not end even after the inauguration of the third runway on Thursday. Due to lack of a proper drainage network, the new runway has been getting waterlogged, a problem which DIAL recently took up with the DGCA and Airports Authority of India. The problem lies not only in the waterlogging , but also in the fact that the lights on the runway cannot be switched on till they dry...

2008-08-22 00:00:26

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Close on the heels of clearing the levy of Rs 375 as user fee from passengers flying out of Hyderabad, the aviation ministry could now make India's biggest airports costlier for both airlines and fliers. After initially disallowing GVK's demand for a 10% hike in aeronautical charges for Mumbai airport on the ground that it would further hike costs and make flying more expensive, the ministry is now learnt to be favourably considering the same. "A 10% hike in...