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West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.19

Cyclone blows at 50kmph in Calcutta

Sharp spells of rain, gusts of winds, empty roads and uprooted trees marked Calcutta’s wait for Bulbul through Saturday. RainfallThe city received continuous rain since Friday afternoon, with the in...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Face detection plan for airport

Passengers will be allowed into the terminal building of the city airport and to board a flight without any physical identity proof once a facial recognition technology is installed early next year, o...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Airport inline baggage scan delayed

Passengers catching flights from Calcutta will be denied what is considered a basic facility at most airports — inline baggage screening — at least till mid-January, officials said on Tuesday.Thos...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

Corona hits launch of flights

Planned launch of flights to China from Calcutta is being stalled and the number of aircraft flying over the city on their way to and from China has dipped following the coronavirus outbreak in that c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.03.20

Flight for stranded foreigners

The federal foreign office of Germany has arranged an Air India flight from Calcutta to evacuate its nationals stranded in eastern India because of the cessation of international flights in India to f...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Flight lands and skids at Calcutta airport

A SpiceJet flight carrying 160 passengers veered off the centre line and smashed runway edge lights at Calcutta airport before the pilot managed to steer the aircraft back to path amidst heavy showers...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.20

Flier recounts moments after landing

Shrenik Avlani, who arrived from Bangkok to Calcutta early on Sunday on one of the last international flights to the city, recounted his experience to The Telegraph. The Centre has banned all internat...
By Shrenik Avlani in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

‘FIR threat’ to duo from Germany cleared at Calcutta airport

Two Calcuttans who were in Germany last month were cleared on arrival at the city airport on Monday morning, but allegedly received frantic calls and threat of an FIR just as they were about to reach ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Visa ban to snap air link with Dhaka

Air links between Calcutta and Dhaka could be snapped from next week following India’s decision to suspend visas from March 13 to April 15 because of the coronavirus outbreak.On Thursday, representa...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.19

Check after bird hit delays Venkaiah Naidu at Calcutta airport

An aircraft was hit by a bird while taking off from Calcutta airport on Friday morning. Vice-president M. Venkaiah Naidu, whose flight was to land in the city around the same time, had to hover in th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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