Calcutta Airport
West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

Unbuilding now: dead tracks to airport

By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

Snake-like, security queue grows

The inline baggage screening system, which formally became operational at the Calcutta airport on Monday, has made check-in easier but passengers are still hassled by long queues for security check.Th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Inline baggage screening trial starts

Inline baggage screening took off at Calcutta airport on Tuesday, although on a trial basis.The new system can become fully functional in the international section on February 18, but it was made oper...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.20

February 20 date for inline bag screening

The long-delayed inline baggage screening system at Calcutta airport, which will enable fliers to drop their luggage at check-in counters without getting them scanned, is set to be unveiled on Februar...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Shield for Modi route from airport

Barricades will be set up almost from the edge of the runway along the road Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take on his way to the city from the airport on Saturday evening, sources said.If Modi’s...
By Sanjay Mandal and Monalisa Chaudhuri in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Airport plan to rein in VIP cars fails

The airport authorities’ plan to prevent VIP cars from being parked in front of the terminal for long durations has failed. Such vehicles, in fact, now rule the space.The airport authorities had dec...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 24.05.20

Calcutta flights from Thursday

Domestic flights are resuming across the country on Monday but in Calcutta they have been deferred till Thursday following a request from the state government in view of Cyclone Amphan.Calcutta was to...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Inline baggage scan soon at Calcutta airport

An inline baggage scanning system is finally being installed in the domestic section of the airport, ending a wait of more than five years for a passenger amenity that is meant to be a basic feature o...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

VIP cars cock a snook at airport parking rule

Cars belonging to senior functionaries of various governments continue to be parked right in front of the airport’s terminal in violation of rules.Metro on Sunday spotted a number of vehicles — so...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.19

Thousands stranded at airport

The closure of the city airport for 12 hours from 6pm on Saturday left thousands of fliers stranded. While many stayed overnight at the airport, others headed to the hotels and guest houses.An AirAsia...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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