Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) has received two new hangers for plane upkeep on the devoted normal aviation terminal. Opened by Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the brand new hangars are anticipated to avoid wasting money and time for the final aviation/enterprise jet operators and in addition cut back environmental air pollution to a big extent, the corporate mentioned in a press release.
DIAL had opened the nation’s first devoted normal aviation (GA) terminal at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport final 12 months, catering to each normal and enterprise aircrafts. The normal aviation terminal at the moment handles 36-38 plane actions per day on a median.
Built by means of the FBO-MRO Concessionaires, the brand new hangars saves the space for GA plane and enterprise jets, who needed to burn gas earlier, whereas touring an 8-10 km stretch to endure upkeep at hangars close to Terminal 1.
Besides, the plane additionally needed to cross one lively runway whereas reaching the outdated hangars, which now has been demolished, DIAL mentioned. These hangars even have roughly 4,600 sq mt of entrance upkeep holding space to accommodate aircrafts needing minor upkeep, it mentioned.
Additionally, the 2 hangars are geared up with needed workshops equivalent to battery retailers, aviation workshops, normal workshops, amongst others, to assist plane upkeep associated works beneath one roof, the airport operator. One of the hangars is supplied with a lounge facility to facilitate the transit crew as properly, it added.
“We have developed dedicated MRO hangars with world-class facilities near the GA terminal, which are also the first in the country. This facility not only benefits the aircraft operators but also helps Delhi airport in achieving its environmental sustainability goals,” Videh Kumar Jaipuriar , CEO of DIAL mentioned.
The two concessionaires – Bird Execujet Airport Services Private Limited and Indamer MJets Airport Services Private Limited – function the GA terminal, it mentioned. These FBO-MRO (mounted based mostly operators – upkeep restore and overhaul) operators solely care for all the necessities of passengers touring by non-public plane/chartered flights and in addition present upkeep of enterprise jets/normal aviation flights, DIAL mentioned.
With inputs from PTI