NEW DELHI, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The world's largest passenger aircraft Airbus A380 Thursday became the first international flight to land at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI)'s brand new Terminal 3 in the Indian capital.
The commercial flight of 517-seater A-380, belonging to Emirates, landed at IGI airport in the Indian capital amid huge welcome. It came from Dubai.
The new Terminal 3 was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with ruling Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi and Indian Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on July 3.
The new terminal building, which has made IGI the world's fifth largest airport, can cater up to 34 million passengers annually and has 95 immigration counters.
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