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Demolish buildings higher than prescribed height near IGI Airport: PIL

web-post August 29, 2017

A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking demolition of hundreds of buildings above the prescribed height around the IGI Airport in New Delhi on the grounds of threat to aircraft and lives of flyers. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the… Continue Reading »


IGI Airport terminal II needs 600-man CISF shield

web-post November 18, 2016

The security survey of the terminal-II of Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been completed with security agencies projecting deployment of at least 600 armed CISF personnel to secure the facility from where two domestic airlines will operate. The survey was conducted by a joint team of Central security agencies, CISF, Delhi Police and Bureau… Continue Reading »


Delhi’s IGI airport may soon introduce full body scanners to upgrade security

web-post November 10, 2016

People catching flights from the capital’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) may soon have to pass through a full body scanner, which is part of pending efforts to upgrade security at the airport that records 60,000 out-bound travellers a day. The machine, which produces an X-ray image of a person, is a standard security device… Continue Reading »


Facial recognition cameras to keep close watch at IGI Airport

web-post September 30, 2016

IGI airport’s security may soon be strengthened with the help of facial recognition cameras. Sources said that efficiency trials for such cameras are already on, and, if successful, they will be installed at all vital places, including the forecourt, transit area, arrival and departure halls, parking lots, etc. Officers said these cameras would help security… Continue Reading »


CISF to take control of IGI perimeter security system

web-post July 15, 2016

In the wake of the Istanbul terror attack, IGI Airport has been put on high alert. The perimeter intrusion detection system (PIDS), already installed at the Delhi airport, is now fully activated and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), will soon take charge of it. PIDS is a multi-layer security system that was developed four… Continue Reading »


Officials at IGI Airport fail basic aviation security test

web-post February 6, 2015

“What is RDX?” “What does BCAS stand for?”  Twenty-four security officials hired at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport could not answer these questions and failed the aviation sector (AvSec) test conducted by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) for Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) officials. One of those who failed to clear the test… Continue Reading »

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