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IndiGo against HC order upholding DIAL decision to shift to T2

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

No-frill today moved the High against its single judge's order upholding the decision of IGI airport operator DIAL to partially shift its operations from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2.

Interglobe Ltd, which operates the airline, mentioned the appeal before a bench of Acting and Justice C which listed it for hearing on January 15.

The has challenged the single judge's December 20, 2017 ruling that there was no illegality in the decision of the International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to partially shift operations of IndiGo, along with that of and GoAir, from Terminal-1 (T-1) to Terminal-2 (T-2) of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here.

DIAL on October 21 last year had asked the three airlines to shift their flights to and from to Mumbai, and Bengaluru, to from January 4, 2018.

All other flights of the airlines shall continue to operate from T-1, the airport operator had said.

While upholding DIAL's decision, the had given the airlines time till February 15 to partially shift their operations.

In its appeal, has claimed that DIAL had not appropriately considered the inconvenience which would be caused to passengers while arriving at its decision.

The has also contended that DIAL had not taken into account its proposal to shift the other two airlines to and to let it remain in

In the proceedings before the single judge, had challenged DIAL's decision on the ground that partial shifting of its operations would inconvenience passengers, especially those on hopping flights emanating or ending at those sectors, as and are not connected.

Defending its decision, DIAL had said that had already exceeded its capacity and if were not shifted partially, it would lead to overcrowding.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 18:55 IST