Hundreds of messages on social media express surprise at rapid traffic at Delhi airport . Police chief Jyotiraditya Scindia met with officials at the airport and discussed how to speed up check-ins .
New Delhi: Hundreds of messages on social media expressed surprise at the rapid traffic at Delhis Indira Gandhi International Airport, or IGIA, by the government.For a start, queue management staff have been actively reminding passengers to have their identity papers and boarding passes ready for inspection, and also directing them toward shorter queues as needed, according to officials.Today, police chief Jyotiraditya Scindia met with officials at the airport and discussed how to speed up check-ins.For the past few months, some people, mainly frequent flyers, have claimed that chaotic scenes at Delhi airport have occurred, and that it is not a new phenomenon.As is typical, total chaos at Delhi Airport's entry point has been observed.And what happens at immigrationsecurity Well, let us find out, but I don't think it will be easy, writes auto journalist Ishan Raghava.The chaos at Delhi Airport continues.After 50 minutes of immigration, now in the security line.Have you ever managed to get to the terminal in 1 hour and 15 minutes? At Delhi airport, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), controls the security.The passenger footfall is also high as the New Year approaches, with many people going on holidays.There is no one here who cares or is here to assist in the smooth travel of passengers.A flight from domestic to a destination should be scheduled 4 hours before the flight. We've been in line for almost an hour and still no respite...CISF needs to increase counters, and GMR Delhi airport is getting worse than ISBT.Another passenger, Kit Walkar, tweeted about missing their flights today, referring to the Inter-State Bus Terminal, or ISBT.Later in the evening, some passengers tweeted about the situation, which appears to have improved when airport staff were seen conversing with passengers on how to enforce queue discipline.The whip got cracked at Delhi airport in one day. Enhanced response times.Kunal Bahl, a businessman from Mumbai, tweeted that happier travelers mean more money at airports.Mr Scindia had held a brief meeting with the CEOs of all major Indian airports...and immigration officials on the capacities deployed and those that are needed at every point to ensure that domestic and international travelers are treated efficiently during the peak travel season.
The chaos at @DelhiAirport continues. After 50 minutes for immigration, now in the security queue. Already spent 1 hour 15 minutes just trying to get through the terminal. Great job @JM_Scindia @AAI_Official pic.twitter.com/hShd56aYJ9— Ishan Raghava (@iraghava) December 8, 2022