Mumbai city, was formerly known as Bombay until the year 1995. It is situated on the western coast of Indian peninsula. Mumbai is the financial and commercial capital of India, and is also home to Bollywood. Mumbai comprises of a tropical climate. It is also one the most densely populated cities in the world. Being densely populated, Mumbai city is well connected via numerous bus, train and air services from all around India. Many domestic airlines offer discounted flight tickets and offers. People of Mumbai often referred as 'Mumbaikars' work day in out to earn a livelihood. Mumbai city also offers wide range of hotels and clubs to people for recreation. People from all around India come to Mumbai to improve their standard of living.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport(CSIA):
It was formerly known as Sahar International Airport. In India, in terms of International and passenger traffic, it is the second busiest airport. BOM is the IATA code of the airport. There are various International and Domestic airline carriers which operate from Mumbai airport. The airport comprises of five terminals and manages about 780 aircraft movements in a day.
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 flight tickets from Mumbai to Kolkata. Both the airports function as domestic and international airports. The distance between both the airports are approximately 1660.22 kilometers and through flight the journey takes approximately 3 hours.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Address:
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA),
Airport code: BOM
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport Address:
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport
Dum Dum, Kolkata,
West Bengal 700052
Airport Code: CCU