The winter schedule of Indian Airlines, which comes into effect on Sunday, will see more seats being offered from Calcutta to Kathmandu, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Port Blair, Vizag and Chennai.
The days of operations as well as the timings of the flights to Silchar and Bagdogra have been recast so as to provide better connectivity in Calcutta for passengers arriving from other metros.
The flights which will operate to revised timings and days of operations are as follows:
Calcutta-Kathmandu-Calcutta: IC 747 to Kathmandu will now leave Kolkata at 1.40 pm Thursdays and Saturdays. The return flight IC748 will reach at 5.05 pm.
Calcutta-Bangkok-Calcutta: Flight IC 731 to Bangkok will leave at 10.15 am on Fridays and Sundays and arrive at 4.10 pm.
Calcutta-Yangon-Bangkok -Calcutta: IC 727 will leave for Bangkok via Yangon on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 am and return at 5.20 pm on the same days.
Calcutta-Dhaka-Calcutta: Flight IC 723 to Dhaka will now depart at 1.40 pm on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The return IC 724 will reach at 4.10 pm on the same days.
Calcutta-Guwahati-Calcutta: Flight IC 229 will leave for Guwahati at 9.45 am and the return IC 230 will arrive at 12.50 pm.
Calcutta-Dibrugarh-Calcutta: IC 701 for Dibrugarh will leave at 9.50 am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The return flight IC 702 will land at 1.30 pm.
Calcutta-Imphal-Calcutta: IC 713 for Imphal will leave on Thursday at 12.45 pm and arrive at 3.35 pm.
Calcutta-Agartala-Calcutta: CD 7243 will leave on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 7 am and the return flight CD 7244 will return at 9.10 am. IC 745 will leave for Agartala at 9.35 am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and the return flight IC 746 will reach at 11.55 am. CD 7241 will leave at 6.30 am on Wednesdays and Fridays, whereas on Sundays the flight will leave at 9.45 am. The same flight will depart at 11.20 am on Mondays. The return flight CD 7242 from Agartala will reach on Wednesdays and Fridays at 1.20 pm and on Sundays at 2.20 pm. On Mondays, the flight CD 7242 will arrive at 1.30 pm.
Calcutta-Chennai-Calcutta: Flight IC 765 for Chennai will leave at 6.10 pm. The schedule of the return flight IC 766 has been advanced to 7.05 pm.
Calcutta-Silchar-Calcutta: Flight CD 7253 will leave at 2 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays whereas on Mondays it will leave at 5.50 am. The return flight CD 7254 will arrive on Wednesdays and Fridays at 4.30 pm and on Mondays at 10.40 am.
Calcutta-Port Blair-Calcutta: The flight 7285 for Port Blair will depart at 5.25 am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The return flight CD 7286 will reach at 9.55 am.
Calcutta-Jaipur-Ahmedabad-Calcutta: The flight CD 7269 will leave at 4.30 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the return flight will reach at 11.05 pm.
Calcutta-Ahmedabad-Jaipur-Calcutta: Flight CD 7267 will leave Calcutta at 3.20 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and the return flight will arrive at 9.55 pm on the same days.
Calcutta-Ranchi-Patna-Lucknow-Calcutta: The flight CD 7412 will leave at 10 am on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The return flight CD 7411 will reach at 9.15 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and at 9.45 pm on Sundays.
Calcutta-Vizag-Chennai-Vizag-Calcutta: Flight CD 7541 from Chennai via Vizag will reach at 12.30 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The return flight CD7542 will leave for Vizag and Chennai at 1.05 pm.
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