West Bengal has announced a slew of opening up of flight operations into the state, effective February 1, 2022. However, Bengaluru flights into the state have been cut down.
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West Bengal has announced a reduction of flight operations into the state from Delhi and Mumbai Airport, to three days a week only, effective January 5, 2021.
To comply with the new requirements of West Bengal, Vistara will operate one-stop flights between Delhi/Mumbai and Kolkata for five days a week throughout January 2022.
To comply with the new requirements of West Bengal, IndiGo has cancelled flights between Delhi/Mumbai and Kolkata/Durgapur/Bagdogra for five days a week all the way through March 2022.
Good news for those who need to travel into West Bengal. The Government has now made it redundant for fully-vaccinated travellers to travel into the city with any RT-PCR reports.
A long weekend is an excuse to get out of town, and October 2-6 this year was one of those with a lot of holidays. With a lot of Bengali friends, I’ve heard great things about Kolkata during the Durga Puja season, and it was one of the things on my to do list. So, this year, it was a good time to make it happen. When I started to look for hotels, I eventually narrowed it down to the ITC Sonar or the Hyatt Regency, which are two hotels I’ve been wanting to go to for a while. Luckily for me, I spotted a very good deal at the Hyatt Regency Kolkata during the Monsoon Flash sale they held…
SpiceJet is working on a reinvention all this year, and amongst the other things they are working on, is the food they serve on the flights. Being a no-frills airline, they only offer Buy-on-board meals, but the public verdict about the food was not great earlier. Taking that feedback on board, they reworked the menu, and tied up with the TajSats for catering on board. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to be on a SpiceJet flight for my travel from Mumbai to Kolkata, and while I can do without a meal on a shorter flight, since this is a 2.5 hour long flight, and they operate from the bus gates in Mumbai where there is no provision for lounges, I…