Delhi Airport Resumes Flight Operations From T1 Terminal After 18 Months


Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport) has resumed the domestic flight operation from the T1 Terminal starting 31st Oct 2021, Sunday after 18 months of closure.

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on October 8 announced that the airport would resume flight operations at its T1 terminal from October 31.

It may be noted that the T3 terminal and T2 terminal of Delhi airport have resumed handling flight operations from May 25, 2020, and July 22, 2021, respectively.

The first flight scheduled from T1 was an Indigo flight which departed for Mumbai at 0105 hours.


Delhi Airport in a tweet shared a video and photos of the first scheduled flight arriving at Terminal 1 after 18 months.

β€œAfter almost 18 months of closure, the operations at T1 terminal have resumed with pre-Covid operators, i.e. IndiGo and SpiceJet,” said the statement by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL).

Flight Operation From T1 Terminal

IndiGo has announced that starting 31st October 2021 the following flight number will arrive and depart from the Delhi Airport Terminals;

Flight numbersArrive and depart from
6E 101 – 6E 999, and 6E 6000 – 6E 7999Terminal 1
6E 2000 – 6E 2999Terminal 2
6E 5000 – 6E 5999Terminal 3

Similarly, effective from 31st Oct, all SpiceJet flights will be operating from both Terminals 1 and 3 of IGI Airport, New Delhi.

  • Flight No. SG8000-8999 will operate from Terminal 3 (T3).
  • All other domestic flights will operate from Terminal 1 (T1).
  • All International flights will continue to operate from only Terminal 3 (T3).

No Restrictions On Domestic Flight Capacity

Recently, the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India has removed the restrictions on domestic flight capacity, Domestic Airlines in India are now allowed to operate at 100% of their pre-Covid capacity from Oct 18 onwards.

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Manish Khandelwal
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