NSC Bose International Airport

  • 11 Chinese detained at Kolkata airport for illegally carrying sandalwood December 5, 2013

    Kolkata:Eleven Chinese nationals have been held at Kolkata airport on Thursday for illegally carrying 270 kg of sandalwood. The Chinese nationals were detained at the NSC Bose International Airport with the cargo worth about Rs 2.7 lakh. But customs officials say the price of sandalwood is many times over in China. All...
  • Kolkata: Emirates flight makes emergency landing June 9, 2013

    Kolkata: A Kuala Lumpur-bound Emirates aircraft with 144 passengers on board on Sunday landed in emergency conditions in Kolkata after it was forced to return about an hour after take off due to suspected engine problem. The aircraft landed safely at NSC Bose International Airport, airport sources said. The flight took...
  • Cracks in windscreen, plane makes priority landing September 18, 2011

    Kolkata: A Port Blair-Kolkata Air India flight made a priority landing in Sunday after its wind screen developed cracks shortly before touching down, airport sources said. Air India's flight AI-788 with 59 passengers on board took off from Port Blair on scheduled time at 8.15 am. But shortly before landing at...
  • Jet Lite plane makes emergency landing, all passengers safe November 18, 2009

    Kolkata: Around 150 passengers and four crew members of a Jet Lite flight had a narrow escape on Tuesday when the aircraft was hit by a bird soon after take-off from the airport in Kolkata and had to make an emergency landing, airport sources said. Airport sources said the pilot of...
  • Air India flight takes off without 25 passengers September 19, 2009

    Kolkata: A Port Blair bound Air India flight on Saturday took off from Kolkata, leaving behind 25 passengers with confirmed tickets as the airbus did not have the capacity to provide required seats to them. "The incident took place today (Saturday) morning when IC 287 had to take off without 25...