New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) State-run Air India’s flight AI-102 from New York Wednesday evening became the first official scheduled flight to arrive at India’s swankiest and largest terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the capital.
The flight, which arrived here at 4.45 p.m. with 200 passengers on board, marked the start of commercial flight operations at what is officially known as Terminal 3 (T3).
The passengers, who arrived from the New York’s John. F. Kennedy International airport, were pleasantly surprised to find such a state-of-the-art infrastructure in India as T3.
‘Jet Airways will have the distinction of being the first private carrier to bring its passengers through T3, when its flight from Kathmandu lands at 5.15 p.m.,’ an airport official said.