Air India: International Passengers Can Now Check In Luggage At Two Delhi Metro Stations

Now, travellers can drop their bags at two Delhi metro stations and explore the city.

by Shreya Ghosh
Air India: International Passengers Can Now Check In Luggage At Two Delhi Metro Stations

Air India launched a new initiative allowing overseas passengers to experience seamless check-in at Delhi metro stations. The new decision has been implemented at two metro stations— New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium. How will this new facility benefit travellers? Read on to know all the important information about it here.

Air India Provides Smooth Check-In Facility At Delhi Metro Stations

Air India Delhi Metro
Picture credit- Media Release

The airline has joined hands with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Delhi International Airport (DIAL) to start the “Delhi Airport Check-in & Baggage Drop” facility. With this one-of-a-kind facility, travellers can smoothly check in their bags and luggage at New Delhi and Shivaji Stadium metro stations in Delhi. People flying with Air India can swiftly drop their bags at these metro stations and travel without the burden of carrying heavy luggage.

This all-new service allows domestic passengers to visit different places in Delhi by keeping their bags safely at the 2 metro stations mentioned above. While tourists roam around the city and enjoy beautiful experiences, the concerned staff load all the baggage onto the particular flights. According to the airline’s Media Release, an advanced automated infrastructure created by DIAL and DMRC helps in the loading process.

The Delhi Airport Check-in & Baggage Drop facility allows domestic travellers to check in bags and explore Delhi. The service is now available for Air India international passengers as well. With the implementation of this facility, even overseas visitors can check in their luggage easily. Their bags will be loaded on the specified flights.

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The Facility Is Operational During These Hours

Air India Delhi Metro
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Passengers can avail of this check-in service from 7 AM to 9 PM. Domestic tourists must check in their luggage between 12 to 2 hours before the flight takes off. The duration to submit bags at metro stations for international travellers is between 4 to 2 hours ahead of departure.

It takes only 19 minutes to travel to the Delhi Airport Terminal 3’s departure level by metro. It is a fast, convenient, and also affordable mode of transportation.

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What are your views on this new initiative of the Delhi Airport Check-in & Baggage Drop facility? Let us know!

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