IndiGo case on Delhi terminal


The incident, which took place on Sunday, has been reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The high court is likely to hear the petition tomorrow.

In the statement issued by Indigo says that on no point of time safety and security of the passengers and crew compromised, It furthers adds "Flight 6E-742 from Vishakhapatnam to Hyderabad hit a wild boar on the runway during take-off".

Delhi Airport spokesman confirmed the move but declined comments as the matter is sub judice.

Delhi airport has three terminals, of which T1 is used by low fare carriers for domestic operations and terminal-3 (T3) by full service carriers, foreign airlines and LCCs' global operations.

Delhi Airport directed IndiGo and SpiceJet Ltd to relocate their operations in "part" and split their operations by shifting flights to and from some sectors, namely Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, to Terminal 2 with effect from 4 January 2018, IndiGo said. Go Air has already agreed to shift its entire operations to T2.

Delhi Airport had asked airlines operating from Terminal 1 to shift one-third of their flights to Terminal 2 to enable it to expand the terminal to meet growing passenger numbers.

IndiGo's tussle with DIAL has been going on since August.

Civil aviation secretary R.N. Choubey said the ministry is working on a common ground.

T1 handled 24 million passengers in 2016-17 whereas its rated capacity is 20 million passengers per annum. The runway of the airport is about 3km.O Naresh Kumar, vice-president of AP Air Travellers Association (APATA), said he visited the airport on Monday evening soon after hearing about the incident.

According to the airline, the passenger was "injured" and was immediately rushed to the doctor of the AAI and was administered first aid.