Indira Gandhi International Airport, located in the National Capital Region of New Delhi, is the busiest airport of India in terms of the traffic handling 46 million passangers a year. In recent times, this has undergone rapid upgradation process. With the beginning of operations at the latest Terminal T3, IGI Airport has become the leading aviation hub in the South Asian region.
New Delhi Airport is equipped & studded with top class facilities for the passengers. It ranges from activities for the kids, services to the businessman and the VIPs, a wide variety of shopping & eating options, inter terminal transfers, medical facilities and many other facilities to make the list a never ending one.
Traveling along with the family and friends is an enjoyable experience and all efforts have been made at IGI Airport, New Delhi to make your travel smooth and comfortable one. There are sleeping options for the adults as well as special rest rooms for the kids. The parents may use these rest rooms to take care of their children. There is a well equipped & compact play area at these rest rooms for the children of different ages and interests. The parents can get Complimentary Strollers for their babies at Terminal 1D of Indira Gandhi International Airport.
If the guardians are not able to find the representatives to take custody of the unaccompanied minors, they can ask the Customer Care personnel at the contact zone outside each Airport Terminal. The Customer Care personnel then will call the respective airlines to take the responsibility of the unaccompanied minors.
The Various Facilities at New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport are listed below :
The Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited operates 5 new lounges at The IGI Airport. The exquisitely designed lounges provide facilities ranging from business centre, place to wine & dine, spa treatment rooms, napping rooms and shower rooms, so as to make the travel of the corporates & the businessmen more comfortable. All the lounge area are Wifi enabled and offer high-speed internet services using portable personal computers and digital personal assistance free of cost. The Plaza Premium Lounge is functional at Terminal T3.
ITC's Green Lounge is located in the International Terminal T3. The American Express Platinum Lounge is reserved exclusively for Amex Club Platinum card holder and is located at Domestic Terminal.
A wide variety of options are available for the entertainment of the passengers. Televisions are placed at various locations of the Airport Terminal. After the security hold, one can find the Foot Massagers, to tone the muscles.
The sleeping service has added a new dimension to the IGI Airport Lounge. It has, for the first time in India, launched a good idea of sleeping pods and pay-per-use lounges. This ensures personal comforts for the passengers. The Hitech Architectural (I) Fabricators has set up an excellent facility for the air travelers to sleep in the Transit or the Departature Areas. This ensures that the travelers can work or relax at these comfort zones.
The Sams Snooze at My Space is also an excellent comfort zone at IGI Airport. It offers a bouquet of facilities for the travelers which include Sleeping Pods with comfy bed to rest and sleep, Personal Comfort Room, Charging Sockets for cell phones, Electric Plugs, Working Table for your laptop, DVD Players, Flat TV Screens and WiFi.
The New Delhi IGI Airport offers wonderful opportunities for shopping & eating for the travellers. Various shopping stores sell different products which include Beauty & Wellness, Books & Magazines, Confectioneries, Electronics, Fashion Accessories, Perfume & Cosmetics, Souvenir & Gifts, Electronics and Toys. The shops are located in Terminal T3 (Arrival & departure) and Terminal 1D.
Fresco, located at Terminal 1D, dishes out distinct Mediterranean and European cuisines with typical Indian flavor. Other two dining facilities at this location are Grid and Smoke House. The food Outlets are located in the Terminal 1C, Terminal 1D, Terminal 3 Domestic (Arrival & departure) and Terminal T3 International (Arrival & Departure). Some of the Eating outlets are Mad Over Donuts, Baker St, Idli.com, Cafeccino, Cream Bell, 4 Fingers, Aloha, Choko la and Curry Kitchen.
The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) provides Complimentary Shuttle Bus services to travelers going from one terminal to the other. This shuttle bus services are available every 20 minutes between Domestic and International Terminals of IGI Airport. In case of transfer between the Domestic Terminals the flight operators functional in the terminals offer the transport service. For the convenience of the passengers, Complimentary Golf cart services are also available.
Excellent medical facilities have been arranged for the passengers at the airport. There is a unit of Apollo Hospitals at the Arrival of Terminal T3 International. Apollo Hospitals Group is a leading integrated health care groups in Asia. Another hospital group which is significantly present at both the Domestic & International Terminals at the T3 New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport is the Madanta — The Medicity. Medanta provides excellent facilities and patient care. It is well-equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities to immediately attend the requirements of the travelers.
There is a unit of 'Make My Trip', India's leading service online travel agency, at Terminal T3 International (Arrival). This travel agency offers quality value deal on Hotels and Holiday Packages across the globe.
The Duty Free Shops is located at Terminal T3 (Arrival & Departure) and is a joint venture between DIAL, Aer Rianta International and Indian Duty Free Services. Delhi Duty Free Services Pvt. Ltd. is the largest duty free unit in India. Some of the products offered are in the category of Cosmetics, Tobacco, Perfumes, Liquor, Confectionery, Tea and Souvenir.
IGI Airport has the facility of WiFi that enables the traveler to continue their work or spend their time in leisure while waiting for their flight. The internet may be accessed by providing mobile number in the web browser on being prompted. Once the number is provided, then the username and the password are sent in the mobile. The service is free of cost.
Charging Points are available at select locations in the Airport Terminals to assist the travelers in charging their laptops or mobile phones.
The IGI Airport of New Delhi, India also has a gaming zone. Amoeba the first of its kind in any Indian Airport offers a complete Family Entertainment. It is located in the T3 Arrival (International & Domestic).
Many ATM counters are situated in the Airport for the facility of the National and International Travelers. The banks providing the ATM service are Kotak Mahindra Bank, Punjab National Bank, IndusInd Bank, Citibank, ICICI Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce. The counters are available in the Airport Terminals Terminal 1C, Terminal 1D, Terminal T3 International (Arrival & Departure), T3 Domestic (Arrival & Departure).
One may avail the facility of Foreign Exchange in the Terminal T3 International (Arrival & Departure), Terminal 1D, Terminal 1C, and T3 Domestic (Arrival & Departure). The service providers are Thomas Cook, Weizmann Forex, Central Bank and Travelex.
Telecom services are provided by different Telecom Operators such as Aircel, Airtel and Matrix. The Indira Gandhi International Airport has STD and PCO facilities to enable the traveler make phone calls on need. The booths are located at various locations in the airport for their convenience.
The Other facilities available at Indira Gandhi International Airport have been listed below :
Last Updated On: 2011/06/30