Delhi Airport is all set to resume operations at Terminal 1 after almost 18 months of closure from 31st October with pre-COVID operators, IndiGo and SpiceJet.
All other flights
All other flights
DIAL has taken several safety measures for smooth passenger movement with all key stakeholders to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Arrangements at Terminal 1 For the Entry into the Airport -
- 6 self check-in kiosks will be available for passengers web check-in before entering the terminal i.e. in the Departure Forecourt
- Arrangements have been made for thermal scanning of passengers as per Government guidelines
At the Check-in -
- To avoid close contact and crowding at the counters, passengers are encouraged to use the e-boarding scanners for entry to Security and frisking entry points.
At the Security check -
- Alignment of queues to ensure social distance among CISF personnel and passengers
- Deployment of queue managers, floor markings and allocation of alternate seats, installation of automatic hand sanitiser at various places
- Tray disinfection SOP for passengers’ safety will be maintained
- Auto dispensing sanitiser machines have been installed for passengers to use after security checks
- Contactless Retail and F&B Options
- After security checks, passengers will move to SHA, where they can access food carts and retail shops. Social distance markings have been put in shops, lifts, seats etc.
- Strict & stringent SOP would be maintained for Food and Beverage (F&B) shops and retail shops to ensure safety and hygiene
At the Boarding Gate -
- Passengers are requested not to use seats with yellow band to ensure social distance
- Queue managers deployed at boarding gates will continuously monitor precautionary measures
- DIAL will encourage all passengers to wear masks and maintain social distance at all times, to ensure their safety and well-being
Sanitization of High Contact Surfaces -
- Deep cleaning of the vast Terminal 1 is being carried out 24*7. A team of housekeeping personnel has been deployed to ensure a clean and sanitized terminal for passengers round the clock. The staff will be thermally screened and checked for symptoms before they get to their duties
- Regular sanitization of high contact surfaces, such as desks, chairs, elevators, railings, CUSS, trolleys, handles, trays, baggage belts, etc. inside the terminals would be carried out. Apart from these, washrooms will be closed after every hour to sanitize all its surfaces
- Apart from these, DIAL will also have facilities to isolate suspected COVID-19 passengers at the airport following a government direction
The operations of T-1 are set to resume from 31st October, and we are all ready. As our efforts for fighting the pandemic grow stronger, we hope normal life starts kicking in soon. We, at Delhi Airport, are constantly working for our passengers’ safety and with us, our flyers are always flying safely.