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Calcutta Airport
Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Chaos as 6-city flights resume

Many passengers missed flights and many flights were delayed on Tuesday as chaos prevailed at the Calcutta airport on the first day of resumption of flights to and from six cities, including Delhi and...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.20

Airport: retiring rooms take off

There’s hardly any commercial activity at the city airport because of the pandemic but the revamped retiring rooms and dormitories in the terminal building are doing a roaring business. The num...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Airlines want to resume evacuation flights

The state government will “consider” a request from airlines to allow international evacuation flights to Calcutta so that thousands of people stuck around the world could return home...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Bengal: flight ban till Aug 31

The ban on flights to Calcutta from six cities with high Covid prevalence, including Delhi and Mumbai, will be extended till August 31, officials said. The ban was to expire on August 15. “I a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Chartered flights get Bengal govt nod

The state government will allow chartered flights to bring back stranded people from abroad from August 10, provided they test negative for Covid-19 within 96 hours before departure, officials said. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.08.20

Airlines' quarantine SOP plea to state

Airlines want the Bengal government to prepare a standard operating procedure (SOP) on which agency will ensure passengers arriving on evacuation flights from abroad go to a paid quarantine facil...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.20

Connection flyers stuck at airport

No passenger flight operated at Calcutta airport during Saturday’s complete lockdown but several passengers who had arrived from other cities on Friday night and had connecting flights in the mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.20

Lockdown; axe on flights

Flights will remain suspended at the Calcutta airport on Saturday and the other days Bengal will be under total lockdown, the Centre has decided following a communication from the state government tha...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.20

Lockdown: Airport seeks transport nod

The Calcutta airport authorities are planning to operate flights during the lockdown on July 23, 25 and 29 and have written to the state government to ensure public transport is available for passenge...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.20

Airport agencies seek rebate in licence fee

About 10 agencies at the Calcutta airport have sought rebates on the contract amount because the airport did not have any business for two months and even now there are barely any earnings. Retail st...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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