Calcutta Airport
West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

Travel questions answered

India has restricted the entry of foreign nationals till April 15 following the coronavirus outbreak. The visa-free travel facility of Overseas Citizens of India has also been suspended till April 15....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.20

Coronavirus combat stepped up

Anyone above 60 or having a underlying condition such as diabetes or asthma and arriving at the Calcutta airport from a coronavirus-affected country will be quarantined at a government hospital in Bar...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Airport boosts clean-up

The Calcutta airport authorities on Thursday started “special cleaning operations” in the domestic section in response to the rise in the number of coronavirus cases in India, officials said.Till...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.19

Fog in city disrupts 20-odd flights

About 20 flights were delayed because of low visibility caused by dense fog at the Calcutta airport on Sunday morning, an airport official said.“Hundreds of passengers were inconvenienced because th...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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


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 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

India  /  Published 22.08.19

Clamp on VIP car outside Calcutta airport

A parking marshal at Calcutta airport who clamped a car and allegedly shoved the driver after he said it was a VIP vehicle was arrested on Thursday along with the general manager of the agency that ma...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.10.19

Best gift for Abhijit: Let him rest

Q: What is your plan in Calcutta?A: Go home, take rest and talk as little as possible.Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, a sought-after celebrity since arriving in India, is craving a few hours ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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