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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. Airline Carriers like SpiceJet, Air India, Indigo, GoAir, Air Vistara, and Jet Airways offer cheap airline tickets between the two destinations.

Pune:

Pune is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra; whereas it is the 9th most populous city in India. It is surrounded by the Sahayadri hills; which is situated in close proximity to the west coast of India. Being a multi-cultural city, Pune is a perfect blend of architecture and history. Pune city was once the prime center of power of the great Maratha Empire; which was established by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. In the state of Maharashtra, it is considered to be the cultural capital. The city is home to one of the best educational institutions and universities in India. It is also emerging as an important location for manufacturing and IT. It experiences a moderate climate. Pune offers various cuisines, adventure treks and historical monuments in and around the city which attracts a lot of tourists round the year.

Pune Airport: IATA CODE (PNQ)

The city of Pune is served by the Pune airport. It is situated at a distance of about 10 km to the north-east. The airport being a civil enclave is operated and administered by the Airports Authority of India. The Indian Air Force shares it runway with the airport. The airport caters both domestic and international flights. Taxis and auto rickshaw services to and fro from the airport are available to the passengers. Bus and private car rental services are also available. Airlines that operate from the airport are IndiGo, Jet Airways, Spice Jet, Air India, Air India Express, Air Asia India, Vistara and Lufthansa. Besides domestic destinations, the airport serves direct flights to international destinations like Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Many airline carriers offers cheap flight tickets between Kolkata and Pune. Customers can avail offers on domestic flight tickets on www.bookmyticket.com.

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport Address:

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport

Jessore Rd,

Dum Dum, Kolkata,

West Bengal 700052

Airport Code: CCU

 

Pune Airport Address:

Lohegaon,

Pune,

Maharashtra 411032

Airport Code: PNQ

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