After two months of shut down, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is once again ready to welcome flyers. The airport resumed domestic operations to and from West Bengal from Thursday. Around 122 passengers from Delhi flew into the city after two months, according to a tweet shared by the Kolkata airport.
The airport’s official twitter account read, “Welcome Back Passengers! #KolkataAirport saw the arrival of 122 passengers from @DelhiAirport after two long months and 40 passengers departed to #Guwahati. Proper checks were followed, and regular sanitization was carried out in the terminal that was abuzz with passengers.”
Domestic flight operations began on May 25 in the country. Also, the city saw a severe cyclone Amphan. The cyclone destroyed the airports too. So, relief and restoration work going on till now.
The Kolkata airport operations began on May 28. Also, for now, the airport has allowed only 10 arrivals and departures from Kolkata. Passengers who are coming to West Bengal will have to submit a self-declaration form at the time of arrival.
Also, new guidelines are out by the West Bengal state government for flyers. The passengers will have to undergo a mandatory health screening at the point of departure. If a passenger has no symptoms, he/she will be allowed to get on the plane.
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