Calcutta Airport
West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.19

Conduct lessons at Calcutta airport

A disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy on Tuesday sensitised airline employees and other staff at Calcutta airport about how to handle persons with disabilities and avoid discrimination. Jee...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.19

Six held in airport gold haul

Six passengers were arrested at Calcutta airport for allegedly smuggling gold weighing 10.7kg and valued at Rs 4.1 crore early on Tuesday, said customs officials.The gold was concealed in checked-in b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Breathalyser tests start at airport

Drink driving is now not only a problem for Calcutta’s roads but also inside the airport’s operational area.Breathalyser tests for those going to the airfield, including drivers of vehicles, engin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Relieved to be back, finally

The first flight bringing back stranded Indians from the US to Calcutta landed at the city airport on Tuesday afternoon.Part of the Centre’s Vande Bharat mission, 195 people, including children, fle...
By Snehal Sengupta

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


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