Calcutta Airport
Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.21

Airport floats amid blame game

A Metro official said no drains were blocked because of Metro work. "We have diverted all utilities. The airport authorities would not have handed us the site had we not done so,” the offi...
By Sanjay Mandal, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas: Storm frames from the city

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

Testing queues get longer at airport

The Covid testing facility at the Calcutta airport has many passengers queuing up every day because very few diagnostic centres in the city are giving test results within 72 hours of sample collection...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.21

BJP drives chartered flight traffic

This election, the city airport has handled the highest number of chartered planes and helicopters compared with any other elections in Bengal and nine out of 10 of those were hired by the BJP, offici...
By Sanjay Mandal, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.03.21

Airport fines fliers without masks

Many passengers arriving from cities like Mumbai and Bangalore have alleged that the airlines were not asking for the Covid-19 RT-PCR test reports before boarding flights to Calcutta. The Bengal gove...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 02.02.21

Smoke scare on flight

A SpiceJet flight with 69 passengers and crew turned back soon after taking off for Bagdogra and made an emergency landing at Calcutta airport as smoke was detected at the rear side of the cabin follo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.12.20

Nod to daily Delhi flights

The Bengal government on Monday gave the green light to resumption of daily flights from Delhi to Calcutta “with immediate effect”, but the restrictions on flights from five other cities w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Thick fog delays 50 morning flights

Fifty flights were delayed on Thursday morning as fog disrupted operations at the Calcutta airport for nearly five hours. The departure of as many 36 flights and arrival of 14 flights were delayed be...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Dense fog disrupts flights for 5 hours

Dense fog disrupted many flights at the Calcutta airport on Tuesday morning, the first time this season. Low visibility triggered by the fog delayed the departure of 27 flights. The arrival of five f...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

Optional foreign travel rises

Non-essential international travel from Calcutta has started picking up again, although slowly, airlines and tour operators said. People are travelling to the US and the UK to visit family members, w...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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