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Calcutta Airport
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

Calcutta  /  Published 01.12.20

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Super Swarm!

An airport official said this was not the first time honeybees had disrupted flights at the Calcutta airport. “In earlier instances, aircraft attached to aerobridges had faced the problem. Beeh...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.11.20

Calcutta airport power restored

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By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.11.20

Airlines seek more flights

Airlines have again prodded the state government to allow daily Calcutta flights from six cities. At a meeting on Thursday, the airline operators’ committee requested the director of Calcutta a...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 28.11.20

Power outage delays 40 flights

“Passengers at times complained that they were not getting water. This was because the generator sets were malfunctioning and so the pumps were not functioning,” said an official. The AC ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

6-day-week Dhaka flight

Flights between Calcutta and Bangladesh resumed on Wednesday morning. A US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka landed at the Calcutta airport with 37 passengers around 10.15am and flew back to Dhaka wi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 23.10.20

Flights to Bangladesh start on October 28

Flight services between Calcutta and Bangladesh will resume on October 28 and many airlines have already planned their schedules, airport officials said on Thursday. Airlines are planning to resume f...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.10.20

Test rule change for London fliers

Passengers on Air India’s flight from London to Calcutta will no longer have to show a Covid negative certificate before boarding the aircraft but they will have to undergo a test and wait for a...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

VIP vehicles flout airport parking rule

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way passengers travel on flights but an old problem at the Calcutta airport — kerbside parking of VIP cars in front of the terminal — continues like b...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum


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