News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata airport ready to slap Rs 100 fine on mask violators

The Kolkata airport authorities started making announcements on Thursday asking all passengers to wear masks. Officials said they have set up a surveillance team that would from Friday slap fines on ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Finger at snarls on Kolkata airport approach arteries for regular flight delays and misses

The last few kilometres of roads in northeast Kolkata leading to the airport are a traffic mess. A meeting of the airport advisory committee on Tuesday discussed how traffic congestion was leading to...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Airport advisory panel decides to appeal for tweak in immigration rule for Kolkata fliers

Traffic congestion The problem of traffic congestion on the way to the airport was raised at Tuesday’s meeting. “There are congestions at several points — on VIP Road and Jessore Ro...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 03.06.22

'Disabled flyers can't be denied'

If an airline feels a specially abled passenger's health is likely to deteriorate during a flight, it must consult a doctor at the airport and take an "appropriate call" on whether board...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.06.22

Tata Projects to build Noida Airport

Tata Group's infrastructure and construction arm, Tata Projects, has bagged the contract to construct the upcoming Noida International Airport at Jewar, in Uttar Pradesh. As part of the contract,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


News  /  Published 01.06.22

Bengal govt plans to meet international airlines for direct link to Europe from Kolkata

A task force, formed with representatives of the state government, airlines and tour operators, will meet regularly to discuss passenger grievances, operational issues of airlines and how to promote d...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.05.22

Long queues for security check delay flights at Kolkata airport

“At times several passengers of a particular flight are stuck in security check queues, delaying the flight,” said an airline official. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is res...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Taxi touts fleece 3 to 5 times the actual fare from fliers at Kolkata airport

The situation was similar at one of the prepaid taxi booking counters outside the terminal that he visited. “Hundreds of people had queued up for taxis,” he recounted. After several app c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

Bengal: ED seizes Rs 1.53 crore

Foreign currencies, including US dollars and Euros, worth Rs 1.53 crore has been seized from a passenger at the Calcutta airport, the Enforcement Directorate said on Monday. The seizure includes USD ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.05.22

Adanis sew up funds for airport projects

The Adani group on Monday said it has raised $250 million from a consortium of Standard Chartered Bank and Barclays Bank to be repaid in three years. The funds will be invested to build capital asset...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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