Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Calcutta  /  Published 10.09.20

Rent relief for airport outlets

The city airport has decided to waive the rent on 100-odd outlets on its premises for April and May, when flights were stalled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Besides, the Airports Authority of Ind...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

6-city flights from September

Flights between Calcutta and six cities in the country, suspended since July 6 as a precaution against Covid-19, are set to resume on September 1 but services will be available only three days a week....
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

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

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 28.03.19

Calcutta airport rules relaxed for devotees

Followers of a religious guru parked their vehicles in front of the terminal building of the city airport for more than half an hour on Thursday afternoon, officials said.When challenged by marshals, ...
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

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.18

Sliding exit from smoky IndiGo cabin

Passengers aboard an IndiGo flight from Jaipur to Calcutta on Monday night spent around 30 minutes in a cabin filled with smoke and cries of children before the aircraft made an emergency landing and ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Calcutta airport ‘tug’ at trolley torment

A pair of battery-operated tugs designed to tow away trolleys has reduced the airport’s dependence on contracted workers notorious for shirking and ensured that passengers do not have to fret over f...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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