India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul to adopt Kolkata Zoo and support it in the same way as the London Zoo.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
A Bagdogra-bound Air India flight from Delhi with 115 passengers on board today made a safe 'precautionary landing' here due to 'technical snag'.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
A new air traffic control tower would come up at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here which will help in easing traffic flow.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Kolkata is all set to have direct flights to Colombo, starting this Wednesday. Sri Lanka government's low-cost carrier Mihin Lanka will operate the service thrice a week from the Netaji Subhas Chandra International Airport.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday June 4, 2015
Virat Kohli is scheduled to reach the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport at 4.20 PM while Team India director Ravi Shastri would arrive at 5 PM
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday May 20, 2015
On May 10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew out of Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport at Durgapur in West Bengal. But formally, the airport opened on Monday, with celebrities taking the first Alliance Air flight from Kolkata to Durgapur. Flight time was 35 minutes, the ticket cost Rs 2500.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
Air India today became the first airline to start commercial operations from recently opened Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport, at Durgapur, 170 kms from in Kolkata, with a flight connecting Kolkata to Durgapur and back.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Pakistan Cricket Board chief Sharyar Khan, who is to meet Indian cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, was however later allowed to enter the city as a "special case" following intervention by the Union Home Ministry, sources said.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Raipur is the second home ground of the GMR group-owned Delhi DareDevils team in the Indian Premier League. The team is set to play a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad tomorrow. When contacted, IndiGo said its flight 6E-245 from Kolkata to Raipur landed safely in Raipur on runway 24 after carrying out an ILS approach.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.
Kolkata News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Global airlines operator Cathay Pacific Airways today said it is starting a bi-weekly non-stop freighter service from Kolkata airport to Hong Kong, aimed at boosting import and export in the region.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Jagmohan Dalmiya said the warm welcome accorded to him at Kolkata airport on Monday night when he returned to his city as BCCI chief once again, brought tears to his eyes. But the 50-odd orphan girls who waited till 11.30 pm to welcome him, just had sleep in their eyes.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 22, 2015
Businessman Shibaji Panja, who accompanied West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her three-day Bangladesh visit, was today arrested after arriving at the Kolkata airport.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
An Indian woman passenger from Dubai was arrested after 1.5 kg gold was found from her bags at the city airport today, officials said.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
A city court on Monday remanded Prasanta Biswas, arrested for allegedly making a threat call to the city office of Air India here that one of its planes will be hijacked, to judicial custody till January 9.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
One person was today arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police from Bongaon area in North 24 Parganas district for allegedly making a threat call to the city office of Air India.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
One person was arrested at Kolkata airport today for allegedly trying to smuggle gold from Dhaka by carrying it in his rectum, the police said.
Kolkata News | NDTV.com | Saturday November 29, 2014
The passengers onboard Air India's Dimapur-Dibrugarh-Kolkata flight had a narrow escape today after the plane's tyre deflated while landing at the Kolkata airport.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 7, 2014
An Air India flight en route to Mumbai from Bangkok made an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on Thursday evening, after the pilot reported an on-board medical emergency, airport sources said.
Sunday November 2, 2014
"In 'Piku land' ... !! Too many memories flashing by as the drive from the airport ends .. but so much more to come in the days ahead," wrote Mr Bachchan on Twitter
India News | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday October 24, 2014
The airport at Kochi in Kerala is on high-alert after an anonymous letter warned of a possible terror attack. Officials said they believe the letter is a hoax, but more detailed security checks are being conducted as a precaution.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
Flight operations were on Saturday affected at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata as the Air Traffic Control (ATC) faced problems in the automatic radar system due to failure of BSNL link from a number of destinations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 18, 2014
Flight operations were affected today at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata as the Air Traffic Control (ATC) faced problems in the automatic radar system due to failure of BSNL link from a number of destinations.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 10, 2014
With the outbreak of Ebola in African countries, the NSCB International airport authorities in Kolkata put in place measures to screen passengers from Africa.