Severity: Warning Alert

Air Travel: Authorities suspend flight operations at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), Kolkata, India, July 25 and 29.

  • Alert Begins: 25 Jul 2020 05:04 AM UTC
  • Alert Expires: 27 Jul 2020 11:59 PM UTC
  • Event: Flight suspension
  • Location(s): Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), Kolkata, West Bengal (map)
  • Date: July 25 and 29
  • Impact: Flight disruptions

Summary
Authorities in West Bengal State announced flight suspension at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), Kolkata, India, July 25 and 29. Officials announced the action as part of enhanced measures to prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A ban on flights from airports serving Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad to CCU remains in effect through July 31.

Lingering delays are possible once services normalize, as operators clear backlog of passengers and possibly intensify pre-boarding screening.

Advice
Confirm flights to and from CCU on the affected dates. Seek alternative flight routes if necessary.


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