Earlier, the airport had announced that no passenger flight would be arriving in Kolkata from these cities from July 6 to July 19 which has now extended to July 31.
The passenger had arrived in Kolkata from Delhi via Guwahati on a SpiceJet flight on July 14.
Such was the cyclone’s ferocity that the wheels of aircraft had shifted several inches sideways despite chocks firmly gripping them to prevent them from rolling over, said an official.
From collecting boarding pass to tagging of luggage, social distancing norms will be strictly followed and there will be zero contact with personnel at the counters, airport sources said.
Already two airlines that had direct flights between Kolkata and China have suspended their flights.
A co-passenger saw the 22-year-old texting about a terrorist being on the plane which was headed to Mumbai