India  /  Published 04.05.22

Snag: SpiceJet flight returns

In yet another incident of technical snag, a Durgapur-bound Spicejet flight had to return to Chennai after the engine of the SpiceJet Boeing B737-8 Max aircraft VT-MXA while working as SG-331, fa...
By Our Bureau and Agencies

Business  /  Published 02.05.22

World's longest non-stop flight on cards

Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) said on Monday it had ordered 12 A350-1000 planes from Airbus SE (AIR.PA) to be used on what will be the world's longest commercial flight from Sydney to London, as wel...
By Reuters in Sydney

India  /  Published 01.05.22

Flight turbulence: Probe ordered

At least 17 persons on SpiceJet's Mumbai-Durgapur flight were injured on Sunday when it faced severe turbulence during descent, sources said. The injured passengers have been taken to hospita...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.22

Bagdogra airport to reopen soon

Flight services will resume at Bagdogra airport — the second major airport in Bengal after Calcutta —  from Tuesday, sources in the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said here on Satu...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

News  /  Published 18.04.22

3 Covid passengers from Delhi, Kolkata prompt Hong Kong to ban AI flights till April 24

Moreover, all international passengers are required to take a post-flight COVID-19 test on the airport premises in Hong Kong. “The three passengers on Air India's AI316 Delhi-Kolkata-H...
By PTI in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.22

Flights disrupted at Bagdogra again

Flights were disrupted for around five hours at the Bagdogra airport on Thursday morning as cracks were again spotted in some parts of the runway. In the past three weeks, this is the third time that...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

News  /  Published 06.04.22

AirAsia to resume flights to Kolkata, five other cities after two-year Covid break

AirAsia on Wednesday said it is resuming flights connecting Kolkata and Kuala Lumpur from April 23, after two years of coronavirus-induced suspension. The Malaysian carrier AirAsia said flights will ...

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.22

IndiGo flight develops snag

A Calcutta-bound flight was grounded at the Ranchi airport on Saturday after it developed a technical snag while taking off, officials said. The 72-seater IndiGo flight with 62 passengers on board wa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ranchi

India  /  Published 29.03.22

Pre-flight alcohol test must

Airlines must ensure that 50 per cent of cockpit and cabin crew members are subjected to pre-flight alcohol test daily, the aviation regulator DGCA said on Tuesday. "In case of flying training i...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 28.03.22

International flights to and from Kolkata airport resume two years after Covid break

The city’s air connectivity with abroad has not improved even as regular international flights resumed from Kolkata, as well as the rest of India, on Sunday after a two-year gap when regular ser...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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