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About Hyderabad:

The capital of Andhra Pradesh is Hyderabad. Hyderabad is the third largest city of India and it is situated on the Deccan Plateau. It is also the fourth most populated city in India. In the year 1591, Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah founded the city of Hyderabad. The city of Hyderabad was ruled by the Nizams for a long period, so it is also referred as the 'City of Nizams'. Every year the city attracts a wide number of tourists for leisure and business trips. There are numerous airline carriers offering flights to Hyderabad from all the major cities of India. Hyderabad also comprises of many old historical monuments like Jama Masjid, Birla Mandir, Golconda Fort, Char Minar, Ramoji Film City, Hussain Sagar and Salarjung Museum. The Ministry of Tourism of Hyderabad organizes the Deccan Festival every year on the 25th February. To get a better insight to the tradition and culture one can visit this 5 day festival. In India, Hyderabad is also a major bio-technology and IT hub. Therefore it also known as 'Cyberabad' or 'Hi-Tech' city.

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport: IATA CODE (HYD)

Hyderabad city is served by Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It is situated in Shamshabad, at about 14 miles to the south of Hyderabad. The former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh-Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy named the airport after the former Prime Minster of India- Rajiv Gandhi. Commercial Operations of the airport were initiated on 23rd March 2008. In India, in terms of passenger traffic; it is the fifth busiest airport. Hyderabad Airport has an integrated terminal. Domestic and International flights arrive and depart from the same terminal. The airport also comprises of a special Haj Terminal. It basically handles a massive crowd during the Haj Season. Due to large number of Muslims in Hyderabad, the authorities planned to build this special terminal to maintain the rush during the season. There are regular direct fights running from Hyderabad to Kolkata. Many airline carriers offer discount and cheap flight tickets from Hyderabad to Kolkata. Redeem your offer at BookMyTicket.com

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.

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport:

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Shamshabad
Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh –500409

Airport Code: HYD

 

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport

Jessore Rd,

Dum Dum, Kolkata,

West Bengal 700052

Airport Code: CCU

 

 

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