First consignment of COVID-19 vaccines reaches Lucknow airport .

The MHA said OCI and PIO card holders and all other foreign nationals can enter by air or water routes through authorised airports and seaport immigration check posts.

Domestic flight operations started at the Chandigarh International Airport and Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar on Monday, as passenger air travel resumed within the country after a gap of two months.

Delhi Airport serves as the major international aviation hub of the Indian capital city of New Delhi as well as India. Named after former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, it is the busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic since 2009. It is also the busiest airport in the country in terms of cargo traffic, overtaking Mumbai during late 2015.

For air travellers' convenience, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has issued 7,000 pocket cards with flights information available to taxi drivers to convey about the operations of certain flights.

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters were planning to disrupt transport links to the airport on Saturday in their first mass mobilisation since the city's leader made a surprise concession earlier this week.

China's government signalled its rising anger at the protesters, denouncing some of the violent demonstrations during the weeks of unrest as "terrorism".

Thakur said the Airports Authority of India has completed a technical survey related to obstacle limitation surfaces at Nagchala in the Mandi district and discussions are on for construction of airport fit for operation of wide-bodied aircrafts.