Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Calcutta  /  Published 02.08.20

Jackal in Calcutta airport trap

A jackal was trapped inside a cage at Calcutta airport on Friday. It was the second jackal to get trapped inside a cage in the airport in July, an airport official said. The grassland off the runway...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.20

Rush to reach airport before lockdown

Most flights flew in and out and public transport was available outside the airport terminal on Thursday. Airport officials said hundreds of passengers who were booked on Thursday’s flights had...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.20

Flights on but transport uncertain

Flights will operate to and from the Calcutta airport during the lockdown on Thursday, Saturday and next Wednesday, airport officials said, but there might not be any public transport for passengers. ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Damage: Aircraft, two hangars

At least two hangars of Air India at the Calcutta airport collapsed, one plane was smashed and portions of the terminal’s roof were blown away during Wednesday’s storm.Airport officials said hanga...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 03.11.19

Grab a snack on boarding

Flyers in a rush at the Calcutta airport can pick up their favoured cravings right at the boarding gate, with Bangalore-based start-up Grabbngo planning to start their operations here by the end of th...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.19

Inclusive steps at Calcutta airport

The city airport is set to be friendlier towards fliers with reduced mobility with the authorities planning to set up dedicated terminal entry gates and baggage and security check-in counters for them...
By Our Special Correspondent in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Lens on Calcutta airport parking rule

Many fliers using Calcutta airport allege that they are facing inconvenience because of the parking rule implemented by the authorities that allows a vehicle to stop for only three minutes in front of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Digital entry for Calcutta airport set for March take off

Calcutta airport will soon have a system where passengers need not carry physical identity cards.The automated airport entry and check-ins without any paper-based documents will start as a pilot proje...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Agency changes, parking anarchy on

A new agency has been awarded the contract for managing parking and movement of vehicles at the airport but the old problem of allowing some vehicles — both government and private — to remain park...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Airlines get Jet Airways counters and slots

The Calcutta airport authorities have started alloting the check-in counters and flight slots of Jet Airways, which suspended operations on April 17, to other airlines.Officials said Jet would vacate ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Dum Dum


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