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India’s 1st private jet terminal launched

Oct 01, 2020 16:00 IST

The first General Aviation Terminal of India was inaugurated on September 17, 2020 at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, Delhi by the Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri. “A general aviation terminal was the need of the hour at Delhi Airport, and this will be a significant boost to General Aviation. The terminal will help ease passenger movement, and contribute to the growth of civil aviation sector in the country,” said the minister. This is the first fully integrated terminal for smaller aircraft and has been set up by Bird ExecuJet Airport Services (BEAS) Private Limited. BEAS is a joint venture between Bird Group and ExecuJet MRO Services. The terminal has a common lounge, two private lounges, one crew lounge, and other utilities. The facility has 57 aircraft parking bays, two aircraft hangars and two fixed-base operators (FBOs). The terminal can cater to 150 private movements daily and handle over 50 passengers every hour.