Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Aerobridge turns PPE changing room

Two aerobridges at the airport had to be closed for more than half an hour on Wednesday because a number of passengers who had arrived on flights from other cities discarded face shields and PPE packe...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Calcutta airport chaos shifts gates

The airport had on Tuesday witnessed congestion at the entry to the terminal and security check counters. On Thursday, the congestion shifted to gate 3C, in front of the ticket counters of various air...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.09.20

Plan to end ‘chaos’ at airport as flights resume

Airlines and airport authorities will deploy more people to handle the chaos at Calcutta airport on the days when flights to six cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, will operate, officials said on Wed...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.19

Pakistan airport closure effect felt in Calcutta

Pakistan’s decision to close its airspace forced Calcutta’s air traffic control (ATC) to divert several flights bound for Europe through other routes and allow some to turn back on Wednesday.Since...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.18

Finger at oil leak for aircraft smoke

The cause of the cockpit and cabin smoke that forced an IndiGo flight to make an emergency landing on Monday night has been identified as a bearing-oil leak from the engine that seeped into the aircra...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.19

Check-in glitch hits 30 flights in Calcutta

A fault in the core server of the city airport in the afternoon and a thunderstorm late on Monday evening disrupted flights, inconveniencing thousands of passengers, airport officials said.The thunder...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

Airport parking fine breather for ‘a few days’

The airport authorities on Wednesday did not fine motorists Rs 400 for exceeding the free 10-minute window for a drop or pick-up in front of the terminal building.Signboards that read “Fine Rs 400 b...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.20

Fliers asked to reach airport early

Passengers have been requested to reach Calcutta airport three hours before the departure of a flight from Monday.Officials said it was taking longer for passengers to enter the terminal because of th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.19

Party set flies past airport ban in Calcutta

Supporters of political leaders seem to be exempt from the ban on visitors’ entry into the airport, issued after the deadly attack on CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama.Two days after th...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.19

Calcutta Airport lacks information desk

Around 30 planes were hovering over the airport when a squall hit the city on Tuesday evening. Worried relatives of many of the passengers were desperately calling the “helpline” numbers mentioned...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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