Delhi Airport's Terminal-1 Can't Be Exclusive To IndiGo: High Court

New Delhi:  The Delhi High Court today held that Terminal-1 of the IGI Airport in New Delhi cannot be given exclusively to IndiGo Airlines simply because it suits a “corporate goliath” and the air carrier cannot claim monopoly over this aviation hub.

The court observed that the decision of Delhi International Airport Ltd’s (DIAL) to partially shift IndiGo operations from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 cannot be said to be unreasonable only because it may operate harshly against that airline.

“If we may twist the American idiom, ‘my way or the highway’ to fit the present context, then IndiGo cannot be heard to say that it is either their way, or the run way. IndiGo are tending to forget that this part relocation from T-1 to T-2 proposed by DIAL, is only a temporary measure and once T-1 is renovated and commences its operations after capacity building, all the airlines can operate from there full throttle and take wings,” a bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Rekha…

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