Sunday, 30 October 2011

IGI in F1 Mood - Two dozen charter flights to ferry celebrities to F1 Indian GP at Greater Noida



Seems like whole India has gone into the Formula 1 mood. Its none other than Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) this time.

IGI has deputed two dozen charter flights to carry the celebrities - domestic and international to the venue of First ever Formula 1 Indian GP race at Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) here at Greater Noida. According to the official of the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the company which runs the IGI airport, not just private charters but heavy-lift freighters which carried the cars and equipments too were handled here. We handled nearly 501 tonnes of equipments and cars from Oct 18 to 20," the official said.

Meanwhile, the airport itself has been gripped by F1 fever, with DIAL organising various events themed around the race including F-1 simulation machines, racing graffiti, games and a showcase pit stop. The Formula 1 teams, cargo and equipments would start leaving on 1-2 Nov with major charter operations deputed for that period.

For Live Race F1 Indian GP, Click here
For Results of FP1,2,3 & Qualifying F1 Indian GP, Click here
To see What Vettel, Hamilton, Webber were doing before race started, Click here

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