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About Chennai:

The capital of the Indian State Tamil Nadu is Chennai. It is situated on the Coromandel Coast in the Bay of Bengal. Chennai was also known as Madras. Tamil is the official language of Chennai. It is also a major hub for commerce, culture, and education; hence it also referred as the commercial and cultural capital of South India. Due to Chennai's vast automobile industry, it is also termed as “Detroit of South Asia”. In India, Chennai is the fourth most populated and the fourth largest city. Chennai comprises of architectural wonders, art galleries, museums, historical monuments, gorgeous beaches, and exquisite temples. Chennai has something for every traveler. In India, Chennai is also the most visited city by foreign nationals for business or leisure. It is renowned for 'Bharatnatyam'- one of the oldest classical dance forms to be originated in India. Tidel Park- situated in Chennai is the largest IT park in Asia. Over the years, the city is booming due to leading industries like automobile, software services, financial services, petrochemical and hardware manufacturing. Chennai is also among the 100 cities to be developed as smart city under the leadership of our Prime Minister- Narendra Modi.

Chennai International Airport: IATA CODE (MAA)

The city of Chennai is served by Chennai International Airport. In terms of passenger traffic, it is the fourth busiest airport, whereas in terms of cargo and International passengers handled; it is the third busiest airport. The terminals of the airport are named after the former Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu. The International terminal is named after C.N. Annadurai and the domestic terminal is named after K. Kamaraj. Meenabakkam is the cargo terminal of the airport. The International airport is located about 7km from the center of the city. In India, Chennai International Airport is the first to comprise of domestic and international terminals located alongside each other. It is also the regional headquarters of the Airport Authority of India for the Southern region of India; which includes the states of Kerala, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry. The airport is well connected to the city, and one can travel via buses, or private taxis to their destinations. The airport is well connected to most of the countries as well as to the major cities of India.

About Kolkata:

Calcutta, now known as Kolkata is the capital of the state of West Bengal in India. Kolkata also known as the 'City of Joy' is situated on the river bank Hooghly. Due to its location in India, Kolkata was the capital during the reign of British. In East India, Kolkata is the dominant educational, commercial and cultural hub. Kolkata is also home to the Port of Kolkata; the oldest operating port in our country. Kolkata has also been a prime hub for trade and commerce in India since a long time. In India, it is the third most populated city with a population of around 14.1million. Kolkata defines its beauty in form of grand structures; which were built prior independence. Kolkata attracts end number of tourist throughout the year due to its detailed culture, impressive infrastructure, rich history and different variants of Bengali cuisine. Besides being a tourist destination, it is also a major business destination due to progression in Industries and in the field of IT. The impressive tourist spots in Kolkata are Tipu Sultan Mosque, Marble Palace Zoo, Indian Museum, Howrah Bridge and Victoria Memorial.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport: IATA CODE (CCU)

The city of Kolkata is served by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport. It was named after the freedom fighter Subash Chandra Bose in order to honor his contribution and struggle towards India's Independence. The airport is situated at about 16km from the city center. Kolkata International Airport was also formerly known as Dumdum Airport. The airport is well connected to most of the countries and to all the major cities of India. The airport comprises of two terminals which have ceased operations after the opening of new L shaped integrated terminal which consists six levels. The L shaped integrated terminal caters to domestic and international gates. And it also comprises of different levels for arrivals and departures. It has been proposed that the old domestic terminal would be used by regional airlines and the international terminal would be used for Hajj services. There are numerous offers and discounts on domestic flight ticktes that are offered by different airlines. Whereas you can book flight tickets at discounted rate from BookMyTicket.com all year round. Book your cheap flight tickets from Chennai to Kolkata now.

Chennai International Airport Address:

GST Road, Meenambakkam,

Chennai,

Tamil Nadu 600027

Airport Code: MAA

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Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport

Jessore Rd,

Dum Dum, Kolkata,

West Bengal 700052

Airport Code: CCU

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