Flight Services
West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.21

Bangladesh nod for medical visa holders to return

The Bangladesh deputy high commission here on Tuesday issued no-objection certificates to around 300 countrymen, who had arrived in India on medical visas, so that they could return home. But in the a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.04.21

BCCI allays fears of foreign players

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has stepped in to dispel overseas players’ fears about returning to their country in the wake of the raging pandemic situation in India once the ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Covid: airport revamp hit

The number of active Covid-19 cases in Bengal rose by 70 on Wednesday, taking the count to 3,782. The state on Wednesday recorded 462 new infections and 334 recoveries. ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Six more fliers with UK, South African strains

Six fliers who had arrived from Dubai between March 9 and 13 and tested positive for Covid-19 have been admitted to ID Hospital in Beleghata after they were found to be carrying the UK and South Afric...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.11.20

Air funds for Bengal cities

The Centre has released Rs 192.5 crore for “air quality improvement” in the Calcutta urban agglomeration, which includes Howrah and Barrackpore, the two cities where like Calcutta the air ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

6-day-week Dhaka flight

Flights between Calcutta and Bangladesh resumed on Wednesday morning. A US-Bangla Airlines flight from Dhaka landed at the Calcutta airport with 37 passengers around 10.15am and flew back to Dhaka wi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 23.10.20

Flights to Bangladesh start on October 28

Flight services between Calcutta and Bangladesh will resume on October 28 and many airlines have already planned their schedules, airport officials said on Thursday. Airlines are planning to resume f...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Bengal calls for regular London flight

The state government has requested the civil aviation ministry to introduce a regular passenger flight from Calcutta to London and to at least another destination in Europe. Air India officials said ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Airlines: plan for Calcutta

Several airlines have scheduled international flights to Calcutta following the state government’s approval to operate non-chartered flights from other countries, provided only those who test ne...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

World  /  Published 03.09.20

Saudi airspace for Israeli flights

Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that it would allow any flights going to and from the UAE to fly over its territory, a move that would give Israel access to some of the kingdom’s airspace for t...
By Megan Specia in New York


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