National, September 15, 2020: The Kolkata airport authorities today announced it facilitated 76 Indian passengers who arrived from Doha in a chartered flight, following which the terminal building was sanitized.
The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) airport has lately served several international chartered flights which flew in passengers into West Bengal from abroad.
Though daily scheduled international passenger flights remain suspended, countries with air bubbles with India and repatriation flights under Vande Bharat Mission have been bringing and reaching passengers to and from foreign countries in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic according to the reports published in thestatesman.com.
An airport official today said a narrow bodied Airbus A320 aircraft landed at the Kolkata airport in the early hours around 02:39 hrs carrying a total of 76 Indians. The passengers were flown in a Qatar Airways charter flight QR 540 from Doha.