Kolkata Airport

Kolkata allows 20 flights from May 28, Hyderabad 30; Vizag, Vijaywada to begin operations from May 26

The Maharashtra government on Sunday also announced that it will allow 25 passenger flights to take off from and as many to land in Mumbai starting May 25.

May 24, 2020, 20:51 PM IST

Cyclone Amphan leaves Kolkata Airport runway inundated

A day after Amphan, one of the most powerful cyclones in over a decade, hit the West Bengal and Odisha coasts, there have been reports of wide-spread devastation.

May 21, 2020, 14:59 PM IST

Kolkata airport closed, cargo flight operations suspended due to Cyclone Amphan

Cargo and evacuation flight operations at the Kolkata airport have been suspended till 5 am of Thursday due to the Cyclone Amphan. The cyclone is expected to make a landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast this afternoon or evening.

May 20, 2020, 13:36 PM IST

Air Asia flight makes emergency landing after passenger threatens to blow up aircraft

AirAsia India operations coordinated with Kolkata Air traffic control (ATC) to initiate an immediate landing in Kolkata. The airlines added that all the guests were taken care of and were provided with an alternate arrangement of aircraft to Mumbai again.

Jan 12, 2020, 23:10 PM IST

CISF nabs man at Kolkata airport with gold biscuits worth Rs 8.2 lakh covered in horse excreta

In a major shocking incident, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) nabbed a man with gold biscuits worth Rs 8.2 lakh covered in horse excreta at the Kolkata airport on Friday. 

Nov 30, 2019, 06:19 AM IST

Airlines suspend flights, issue travel advisory due to Cyclone Bulbul

Major airlines including IndiGo, Spicejet, Air Asia suspended all flight operations to and from Kolkata after the IMD warning about the Cyclone Bulbul.

Nov 10, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Cyclone Bulbul: West Bengal, Odisha to receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours; Naval ships standby for rescue operation

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there will be heavy downpour with high-speed wind 70-80 kmph in the north coastal districts of Odisha. On the other hand, West Bengal government has also issued alert and announced that the Kolkata airport will remain closed from 6 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Sunday in view of the bad weather condition in the state. 

Nov 09, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

'Shocked and humiliated': Disability rights activists allege mistreatment at Kolkata airport

Jeeja, born with cerebral palsy, was denied entry without escorts by GoAir staff. She alleged that the staff behaved in the most insensitive manner while Kuhu alleged she was told by the CISF lady that "she will have to take off her pants as the lady never saw such callipers."  

Oct 21, 2019, 13:13 PM IST

Air India plane aborts takeoff in Kolkata after swarm of bees descend on cockpit window

Wanting to leave nothing to chance, the pilots contacted ATC and it was decided to return to the parking spot for remedial measures.

Sep 15, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Traffic snarls, waterlogging in many parts as torrential rains lash Kolkata

The heavy downpour caused major waterlogging and has affected vehicular as well as pedestrian movement.

Aug 16, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Flight operation resume at Kolkata Airport after heavy rains lash the city

The Regional Meteorological Centre Kolkata has predicted moderate thunderstorm with lightning and light to moderate rainfall very likely affect some parts of Hooghly districts during next 1-2 hours from 4pm IST on Friday.

Aug 16, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

DGCA sends notice to SpiceJet after its aircraft skids off runway

A Spice Jet aircraft from Pune veered off from the runway at the Kolkata Airport, because of wet tarmac and heavy rainfall on June 2. 

Jul 05, 2019, 06:38 AM IST

Two flights diverted from Kolkata airport due to poor weather conditions

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier predicted widespread rainfall in the state.

May 25, 2019, 21:02 PM IST

Server malfunction leads to chaos at Kolkata airport, passengers vent ire on Twitter

Passengers complained that there were long lines at the check-in counters while a number of flights had been delayed.

May 13, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Chaos among passengers as Kolkata airport closed till Saturday

The shutdown of flights has led to a big confusion among the passengers who are stranded at the Kolkata airport.

May 03, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

Emergency declared at Kolkata Airport after fuel leakage on Air India flight

According to reports, all the passengers were safe.

Jan 06, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

Woman held from Kolkata airport for assaulting airline officials

The rescue of the woman resulted in a delay and they failed to board the plane.

Oct 10, 2018, 00:36 AM IST

Kolkata airport asks passengers to check-in three hours before departure

Kamalakshya Bhattacharjee reports that special security screening will take place till August 20.

Aug 10, 2018, 23:01 PM IST

Abandoned bag found at Kolkata airport ahead of Mamata Banerjee's arrival triggers bomb scare

The bag was found ahead of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's arrival at the airport. 

Aug 08, 2018, 16:48 PM IST

GoAir flight lands under bomb threat in Kolkata, declared hoax

A Delhi-Kolkata GoAir flight G8 127 made an emergency landing at Kolkata airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat letter.

Nov 07, 2017, 23:40 PM IST