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In pictures: Delhi Airport opens an exclusive terminal for private jets

Updated : 2020-09-17 18:38:41

Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), a GMR Group led consortium, today announced the launch of India’s first exclusive General Aviation Terminal facility for private jets at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA).

The facility was inaugurated by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, in presence of GBS Raju, Business Chairman, GMR Airports (India) and Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO-DIAL.
The facility was inaugurated by Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, in presence of GBS Raju, Business Chairman, GMR Airports (India) and Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO-DIAL.
At IGI Airport, the FBO facility is being developed, operated and managed by DIAL’s appointed concessionaire M/s. Bird ExecuJet Airport Services Pvt. Ltd. FBO facilities are available at large and busy airports around the world. Apart from providing a designated terminal to those who use private jets and charter flights, such facilities also help expand the spectrum of General Aviation services.
At IGI Airport, the FBO facility is being developed, operated and managed by DIAL’s appointed concessionaire M/s. Bird ExecuJet Airport Services Pvt. Ltd. FBO facilities are available at large and busy airports around the world. Apart from providing a designated terminal to those who use private jets and charter flights, such facilities also help expand the spectrum of General Aviation services.
Commenting on the development, GBS Raju, Business Chairman, GMR Airports (India), said:
Commenting on the development, GBS Raju, Business Chairman, GMR Airports (India), said: "This exclusive General Aviation Terminal is a great addition to DIAL’s passenger experience. DIAL acknowledges the tremendous efforts put in by the construction teams to deliver this unique project, despite many challenges faced due to COVID-19 crisis. This terminal will serve as an iconic gateway to India for business and leisure travellers and it signifies our recognition of the positive economic impact the general aviation industry has on this community."
Appreciating DIAL’s contribution in facilitating passenger movement flying on private planes from the airport, Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, said: “India’s civil aviation sector is all set to emerge stronger in a post-COVID world as more routes are opening up and number of passengers is growing. We expect a bulk of pre-COVID-19 domestic air passengers’ traffic to be back by Diwali this year.
Appreciating DIAL’s contribution in facilitating passenger movement flying on private planes from the airport, Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, said: “India’s civil aviation sector is all set to emerge stronger in a post-COVID world as more routes are opening up and number of passengers is growing. We expect a bulk of pre-COVID-19 domestic air passengers’ traffic to be back by Diwali this year."
With the GA Terminal and the newly developed General Aviation Aircraft Parking stands being co-located, passengers will find it more convenient to travel to and from the aircraft for boarding or de-boarding in no time. The newly developed Apron is spread over 8 lakh sq ft area with about 57 dedicated bays for parking of General Aviation Aircrafts.
With the GA Terminal and the newly developed General Aviation Aircraft Parking stands being co-located, passengers will find it more convenient to travel to and from the aircraft for boarding or de-boarding in no time. The newly developed Apron is spread over 8 lakh sq ft area with about 57 dedicated bays for parking of General Aviation Aircrafts.
With this exclusive General Aviation Terminal facility, Delhi Airport marks another milestone of setting up high-end infrastructure for the passengers thus strengthened further the role of General Aviation in the country. The General Aviation Terminal has been built to support the movement and processing of passengers flying through chartered flights from IGI Airport.
With this exclusive General Aviation Terminal facility, Delhi Airport marks another milestone of setting up high-end infrastructure for the passengers thus strengthened further the role of General Aviation in the country. The General Aviation Terminal has been built to support the movement and processing of passengers flying through chartered flights from IGI Airport.
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