INDIA | New Delhi
Indira Gandhi International Airport
A ground support facility at Indira Gandhi International Airport, supporting trips throughout India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
On behalf of our team,
welcome to India!
When you choose us, you can expect superior customer service, attention to detail and a driving passion for excellence.
Our staff is professional, well-trained and dedicated to integrity. We have received the highest quality of safety and ramp training as well as leadership and management training. Our people are trained to think for themselves and act on instinct to provide you with the finest service.
While our main office is in New Delhi, we also have an office in Mumbai and can provide support throughout all of India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
We look forward to working with you on your next trip.
Universal Aviation in India
Four different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
- We operate ground support facilities at VIDP and VABB.
- We have trained and uniformed ground handling agents stationed at VOMM.
- We can send our ground handling agents to meet you at any destination.
- We can help coordinate ground support for any location.
Ground support capabilities
|Languages spoken||Hindi and English|
|Customs and immigration?||Yes – located in main terminal|
|UVair® contract fuel available?||Yes|
|Limousine service and car rental?||Yes|
|Crew accommodation arrangements?||Yes|
|Maintenance?||Yes – by arrangement|
|Direct ramp access?||No|
|Computerized worldwide weather briefings?||Yes|
|ACAS/TCAS II:||Not required|
|ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:||No restrictions|
|RNP 5/RNP 10 airspace:||Not implemented|
|8.33 MHz channel spacing:||Not required|
|Airport fire protection category:||VIDP: 8|
Directions to location
From the IGI Airport metro station, head east on IGI T3 Road. Take a left at the fork, where you will see the Delhi Aero City Metro Station. Continue onto IGI T3 Airport Road. Turn left at the signal onto Airport Road. Take the first right. On the left hand side, you will find the G + 5 Building.
Facility contact information
Suite 409, G+5 Building
Opposite Terminal 1D, IGI Airport
New Delhi 110037
|Hours of operation||0930 – 1800, Monday-Friday (24 hours on request)|
|Airport restrictions?||Yes – No Chapter 2 aircraft are allowed between 2200 and 0600.|
|VIP passenger lounge?||Yes – available at airport only|
|VIP crew lounge?||Yes – available at airport only|
Recent articles discussing operating in India
from our Operational Insight blog
Top Considerations When Operating to Mumbai – Part 2: CIQ and Operating Tips
For business aircraft operators traveling to Mumbai (VABB), trips have become easier over recent years with the establishment of the new General Aviation Terminal (GAT) with onsite Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) facilities. However, there are still some potential pitfalls you should be aware… Read more.
Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Mumbai (VABB) – Part 1: Permits and Parking
When operating a business aircraft to Mumbai (VABB), many operators may be concerned by two things: aircraft parking and landing permits. Arranging aircraft parking can be challenging at this airport, and extended aircraft parking arrangements are often difficult to secure. Best practice is… Read more.
Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Indian Grand Prix 2013
The Airtel Indian Grand Prix takes place October 25-27 at the Buddh International Circuit located just outside New Deli. This race circuit was inaugurated in 2011. For business aircraft operators seeking preferred access to aircraft parking, hotel accommodations and related trip support… Read more.
Obtaining Crew Visas and Temporary Landing Permits for India – Process Has Been Streamlined
Previous difficulties and delays in obtaining crew visas and Temporary Landing Permits (TLPs) for India have been resolved as of September 4, 2013. With issuance of new directives from the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs, policy changes should be implemented… Read more.
It’s Official: Lead Time Reduced for India Flight Permits
Last month we announced the news that the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would be reducing the lead time to obtain Indian clearances in the official Civil Aviation Regulation (CAR). Effective May 13, the CAR has been published, and lead times… Read more.
BIG NEWS: India’s Landing Permit Lead Time Reduced to 3 Days; Overflights Now 1 Day
As reported by several news outlets late last week, the Indian government has instructed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for India to change the lead time to obtain Indian permits. That means that when the process is finalized, the lead time will… Read more.
Aviation Fueling in the Far East: 4 Things Business Aviation Operators Should Know
Aviation fuel uplifts in the Far East often require additional planning. Each country within the region is unique in terms of aviation fueling issues, fuel tax and tax exemptions. You’ll encounter a multitude of differently formatted fuel tickets – some printed exclusively in the local language… Read more.
Navigating Local Culture in India: 6 Tips for Your First Business Aviation Trip
India is a country with an ancient and dynamic history and a culture spanning back to the beginning of human civilization. With a population of over 1 billion and one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, India has expanded business opportunities and is a more-frequent destination for business-aviation operators… Read more.
7 Things to Pay Attention to When Arranging Auxiliary Services in India
For business-aviation operators, airports in India are generally safe, with very strict security procedures in place. Nonetheless, this is an area of the world where you’ll want to consider security for off-airport activities. Pre-arranging ground transport is essential in this part of the world, and a 3rd-party provider is able to do this for you… Read more.
Ground Handling and Aircraft Fueling in India: What You Need to Know
While ground handling and aircraft fuel services in India continue to improve, due to a lack of infrastructure, the country still poses some operational challenges. Indian authorities are beginning to recognize the value of business aviation and are working to address these issues… Read more.
10 Tips for Navigating India’s Permits, PPRs and Slots
While the permit process for India can be lengthy and complex at times, the good news is that this region is evolving as an important, business aviation-friendly operating environment. With proper pre-trip planning, a trip to India should be a straightforward and rewarding experience for crew members… Read more.
5 Guidelines for Flight-Planning Your Way Through India
Once your permits for India are approved, you can expect a reasonable window for departure delays, but not for an earlier arrival or departure. Remember that short-notice schedule changes may not be approved. Weather can be an issue in India during monsoon season. You’ll also run into restricted visibility at times, due to fog, haze and smog at some locations… Read more.
10 Key Pre-Trip Airport Operations Considerations for India
Airports in India continue to improve for the business aviation user. Public-private partnerships are now considering developing current and future airfields throughout India over the coming years, and this bodes well for General Aviation (GA). There are close to 400 inactive airports in India – from British colonial days… Read more.
4 Airport Slots and PPRs to Pay Attention to in Asia
Procedures for obtaining airport slots and Prior Permissions Required (PPRs) vary worldwide. In Asia, they have their own unique characteristics. It’s best to work with an experienced 3rd-party provider in advance to understand regulations or request format requirements, including applicable slot and PPR restrictions… Read more.
10 Potentially Challenging International Permits for Business Aviation Operators
Overflight and landing permits vary in complexity and lead time. It depends on the region of the world you’re flying to and the type of operation you’re doing. Charter (non-scheduled commercial) permits usually require additional documentation and lead time, involve assorted operating restrictions and may be more difficult to change… Read more.