Civil Aviation Security
Calcutta  /  Published 20.12.20

Web check-in no longer mandatory

Calcutta airport has done away with compulsory web check-in.  Following this, the long queues at the entry gates of the terminal building have shifted to the check-in counters. “The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

DGCA: No wide body planes at Calicut

The DGCA has barred the operation of wide-body aircraft at Kozhikode airport this monsoon "out of abundant caution", a senior official said, adding that the aviation regulator will conduct a...
By PTI in New Delhi

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 14.03.19

Calcutta airport alert extended

The security alert sounded for all airports following the Pulwama attack on January 14 has been extended indefinitely, a move that has dashed hopes of an early end to long queues triggered by the beef...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Inline baggage scan off for now

Calcutta airport’s inline baggage scanning facility in the international section has not been functioning since Tuesday and fliers are being forced to stand in a queue like before for getting their ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

India  /  Published 18.01.19

Plum post with ‘upgrade’ for Asthana

The Centre appointed Rakesh Asthana as director-general of the bureau of civil aviation security immediately after removing him from the CBI on Thursday night, “temporarily upgrading” his new post...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.19

August date for inline baggage screening

An inline baggage screening system, which will spare fliers the trouble of standing in a queue to get their registered luggage scanned, will become operational in both international and domestic secti...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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