Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced that the Ministry of Civil Aviation has designated Delhi Airport as major hub for Import and distribution of Covid-19 related medical essentials. A 3,800-sq mt dedicated distribution facility has been made operational within seven days. This facility performs logistics, aggregation and distribution of large consignments of medical supplies, which are being imported to India. At this facility, the first shipment comprising of 24 MT cargo arrived on April 21 containing 70,000 protective suits. So far over 20 lakh pieces of face masks, 2 lakh bottles of sanitizers, 70,000 body suits, 1.5 lakh PPE kits and 50,000 other medical equipment have been channelised across India through the airport.