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Calcutta Airport
West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.20

Pilgrims grounded

A group of 77 Umrah pilgrims on their way to Saudi Arabia were not allowed to board a flight on Thursday morning after the airline received a communication that no foreigners would be allowed to enter...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.20

Fog disruption at Calcutta airport

Ten Calcutta-bound flights were diverted late on Thursday and early on Friday because of dense fog at the city airport, officials said on Friday. On Friday morning, a few flights from Calcutta were ca...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.19

Calcutta airport to fall silent

Calcutta airport will soon fall silent, officials said.This does not mean one can hear a pin drop but there will no longer be non-stop announcements, as it happens now in the airport’s security hold...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Calcutta airport clears out trolley touts

Calcutta airport appears to have been rid of its pesky trolley touts, although there is still no escaping the purveyors of wheelchairs for a fee and taxi rides with fares that shock.Passengers arrivin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.09.19

What lies beneath: 97 diamonds

A gold necklace encrusted with 97 diamonds that was stolen from a central Calcutta workshop last month has been found several feet under the floor of a Hooghly house belonging to a diamond broker who ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.18

‘Unusual’ fog disrupts flights at Calcutta

Thousands of passengers had a tough time as a dense fog stalled operations at the city airport on Friday morning. Two flights arriving in Calcutta were diverted and 25 planes had delayed take-offs bec...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Plea to jump scan queue

Please facilitate the passenger.This is the request that Calcutta airport officials are often getting from senior government officials in Delhi and Calcutta for many international passengers.The reque...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Airport screening for domestic passengers

The state health department on Tuesday started screening domestic passengers arriving at the city airport for coronavirus symptoms.Till Monday, only those arriving from abroad were being screened.“H...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Virus watch list at airport expanded

All passengers arriving from seven countries affected by the novel coronavirus are being sent to the quarantine facility in New Town since early on Monday. Passengers from three more countries will be...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Airport sets up separate facilities

The Calcutta airport has segregated immigration counters and baggage belts for passengers arriving from coronavirus-affected countries.Officials said the process of identifying passengers from such co...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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