There will be no flight operations at Kolkata airport on July 25 and 29.
KOLKATA: Flight operations in the Kolkata airport He will remain suspended July 25 and 29, amid a statewide blockade on both days, authorities said Friday.
“As of now, it has been decided that there will be no flight operations on July 25 and 29,” said an official at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBI).
The West Bengal government has decided to impose a full biweekly blockade on the state to break the COVID-19 transmission chain.
When asked if the rule would extend to all those days when full closure applies, the official said it was a possibility, but that the state government will make an announcement about it.
“Most likely, it will extend to all closing days. But the state government will make an announcement. As of now, these two dates have been confirmed. There will be no flights operating on July 25 and 29,” he added. the official.
Last week, the ban on passenger flights to Calcutta from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Nagpur and Ahmedabad was extended until July 31.