Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
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

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.21

Bengal govt issues new order for flight passengers

Amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana, the West Bengal government on Wednesday made it mandatory for passengers travelling in flights from these states...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

Covid test for fliers at airport

Passengers from the UK, Europe, South Africa, Brazil and the West Asian countries will have to undergo an RT-PCR test for Covid-19 after arriving at the Calcutta airport from Tuesday even if they carr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.21

Plassey returns to protest at CAA

Around 2,000 people gathered in Nadia’s Plassey on Monday to raise their voice against the Centre’s citizenship matrix, the protest coming in the backdrop of Union home minister Amit Shah&...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Plassey

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

Covid: mutant strain in Bengal

Bengal has reported its first case of the mutant coronavirus that has been detected in the United Kingdom, a senior health official said on Wednesday. The patient, the son of a senior official of the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


India  /  Published 22.12.20

8 UK passengers test Covid-positive at Delhi, Calcutta

Six passengers who entered the country on Air India’s London-Delhi flight have tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival, a senior government official said on Tuesday. This comes at a time when a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi/Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.12.20

Web check-in no longer mandatory

Calcutta airport has done away with compulsory web check-in.  Following this, the long queues at the entry gates of the terminal building have shifted to the check-in counters. “The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.12.20

Dense fog disrupts flights for 5 hours

Dense fog disrupted many flights at the Calcutta airport on Tuesday morning, the first time this season. Low visibility triggered by the fog delayed the departure of 27 flights. The arrival of five f...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

VIP vehicles flout airport parking rule

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way passengers travel on flights but an old problem at the Calcutta airport — kerbside parking of VIP cars in front of the terminal — continues like b...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

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


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