Bihar  /  Published 13.12.18

Security queue jitters for flyers at Patna

Flyers arriving at Patna airport more than an hour before take-off are getting the jitters as they are often stuck in long and serpentine queues to reach the security check zone.The queue for security...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.11.19

Soon, an airport that never sleeps

The Airports Authority of India, a statutory body working under the ministry of civil aviation, has given the go-ahead to IndiGo airlines to use Birsa Munda Airport for night parking, paving the way f...
By Achintya Gsnguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.18

Man held after bomb chat on flight

A passenger was detained and forced to de-board a Jet Airways Kolkata-Mumbai flight on Monday after fellow passengers allegedly heard him talking about 'bombs' on a video chat, an airport official sai...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Digital entry for Calcutta airport set for March take off

Calcutta airport will soon have a system where passengers need not carry physical identity cards.The automated airport entry and check-ins without any paper-based documents will start as a pilot proje...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Calcutta airport parking firm blocked

The Calcutta airport authorities sought police help on Thursday after a Trinamul Congress-backed union allegedly prevented a Delhi-based agency from taking over parking operations.Airport officials sa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.19

Cloud over Cooch Behar flights

Bengal fire brigade personnel were also withdrawn from the Cooch Behar airport on Monday, a day after the state government had pulled out over 40 police personnel deployed for the facility’s securit...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Calcutta  /  Published 10.04.20

12 more flights to take UK citizens home

A dozen additional chartered flights will take off from several Indian cities, including Calcutta, to take home British nationals stranded amid the nationwide lockdown.The flights will leave between A...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Isolation prep to stay battle-ready

Isolation and testing facilities, hygiene protocol and proper use of masks are some of the precautions being taken by the health department and private health-care units in the city to fight coronavi...
By Subhajoy Roy and Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.19

Waiting in Bagdogra wings: more facilities

The Bagdogra airport will get more check-in counters and luggage conveyer belts as part of a plan drawn up by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to boost infrastructure at the facility and keep pac...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Quarantine order for fliers from 4 countries

Passengers from Italy, South Korea, China and Iran, where many people have died after being infected with the coronavirus, will be “quarantined” even if they don’t have fever, officials at the C...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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