Calcutta Airport
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

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.20

Stuck in Dubai, 500 count days...

The second phase of repatriation of Indians stuck abroad will see 30,000 Indians come back from 31 countries on 149 flights, the Centre has said. Bhubaneswar and Gaya have made it to the list of India...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

SpiceJet technician dies on plane care duty in Calcutta

A young SpiceJet technician died after his neck got stuck between the hydraulic door flaps of the landing gear of an aircraft while carrying out maintenance work at the Calcutta airport early on Wedne...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

150m walk at the airport for wheelchair

A 62-year-old with reduced mobility had to walk for around 150m, with the help of a walking stick, before she was allotted a wheelchair at the Calcutta airport on Monday afternoon.Deepanjali Ghosh, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Airport struggles to plug aerobridge leaks

Calcutta airport’s aerobridges leak whenever there is a heavy spell of rain and authorities have blamed faulty design and construction. The terminal had a problem of water leaking from various place...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.20

'Left-back' gripe as 1st flight lands

A flight from Dhaka landed at the Calcutta airport with 169 passengers on Monday afternoon, the first plane to touch down the city under the second phase of a project to bring back Indians stuck abroa...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Neckpiece thief was out on bail

The diamond broker, who had allegedly masterminded the theft of a gold necklace encrusted with 97 diamonds from a central Calcutta workshop and hid it under the floor of his house in Hooghly, is a rep...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Lens on Calcutta airport parking rule

Many fliers using Calcutta airport allege that they are facing inconvenience because of the parking rule implemented by the authorities that allows a vehicle to stop for only three minutes in front of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.20

Seal on airport expansion plan

A new boarding area with at least 10 aerobridges, more security check-in and airline check-in counters and additional parking bays....Work is set to start on Phase I of the expansion of the Calcutta a...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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