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Kolkata to Dubai flights – All you need to know to book your flights with ease

Planning for a vacation to Dubai? And are you planning to depart from Kolkata? Confused about the Kolkata to Dubai flight details? You have reached the right place! All of us know that vacation planning can be a very tedious process wherein we have to plan the budget, decide on the dates, decide on the hotels, the room types and whatnot! Do you have any idea what can be more frustrating than this? – If you are on this page, you probably know that booking flights is more frustrating for most people as we are not entirely aware of the fluctuating airfares and the best time to book, the best airline to go to and about the airports too. If researched and planned correctly, vacation planning can be the most enjoyable experience on par with the experience itself! And if you are reading this blog, fear not because all the details you need to book your flights to Dubai from Kolkata are right here spot on for you so that you can book your flights to Dubai without worries! Happy flight booking!

 

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What should you know before you start your flight search?

  • Introduction to the Kolkata airport – Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
  • Introduction to Dubai airport
  • Kolkata to Dubai flight fares
  • List of airlines
  • FAQ

Introduction to the Kolkata airport – Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

The international airport in Kolkata is named Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. It is situated approximately 15 kilometres from the centre of Kolkata. Local people used to call this airport Kolkata Airport and Dum Dum Airport before it was named after Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. This airport is one of the oldest and most famous airports in India. It has been open since 1924. It was the fifth busiest airport in India in the year 2017-2018. Kolkata airport is the biggest hub of air traffic. In 2014 and 2015, Kolkata airport was awarded the Best Improved Airport in the Asia-Pacific region awarded by the Airport International Council. It was also awarded the best airport by hygiene measures in 2020 Airports Council International. The airport has two parallel runways wherein the primary runway has a capacity of 35 flights per hour and the secondary runway has a capacity to maintain 15 flights per hour. The primary runway is the one that is mainly used. The airport is also well-equipped with pre-paid taxis and air-conditioned buses so that passengers need not worry about commuting.

Flight at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
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Introduction to Dubai airport

The Dubai International Airport is the primary international airport that serves Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the world’s busiest airport thanks to the international passengers travelling. The Dubai Airport is situated in the Al Garhoud district 4.6 kilometres east of Dubai. In July 2019, Dubai International Airport installed the largest solar energy system as part of Dubai’s goal to reduce a considerable amount of energy by 2030. This airport is a very important contributor to the Dubai economy since there are as close to 90,000 people working there and supports over 400,000 jobs. The main airlines at the Dubai airport are Emirates, Emirates SkyCargo and Flydubai. Emirates operates from terminal 3 and Flydubai from terminals 2 and 3. The Dubai airport has over 280,000 sq ft between its three terminals which includes many shopping and eating outlets with a duty-free shopping area too. Apart from these, the airport also has two open-air garden areas. Within Terminals 1 and 2, there is a variety of amenities provided like internet and games facilities, prayer rooms, showers, spas, gym, swimming pool and three hotels are provided and much more! Terminal 3 has a luggage facility. The commuting can be done via road, Dubai Metro, Dubai buses and taxis.

Also read: Dubai travel guidelines from India

Empty Dubai Airport
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Kolkata to Dubai flight fares

As mentioned in the beginning, flight fares are subject to change and there is no standard or fixed pricing for the flights. They keep changing every few hours. The availability keeps changing too. And the prices depend on the season too. Given below is the pricing for next month for 2 adults one way just for the basic understanding of what the fares would look like.

AirlinesDeparture ArrivalTime of the DayDirect Flight?Fare for 2 adults one way
Indigo Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport – Kolkata Dubai International Airport Morning (4 AM- 11 AM)NoRs. 38, 014 approx.
Indigo Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport – Kolkata Dubai International Airport Afternoon (11 AM – 4 PM) No Rs. 37, 670 approx.
Indigo Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport – Kolkata Dubai International Airport Evening (4 PM- 9 PM)No Rs. 37, 670 approx.
Indigo Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport – Kolkata Dubai International Airport Night (9 PM – 4 AM)No Rs. 38, 014 approx.

Also read: Dubai Opens Incredible ‘Infinity Bridge’ to traffic – Adding one more Marvel!

List of airlines for Kolkata to Dubai

Here are the airlines operating from Kolkata to Dubai categorized under the following categories:

  • Non-stop- These flights are the direct flights that land at the Dubai International airport without any stop in between. Emirates, IndiGo, Vistara and Spicejet are the airlines that operate on a direct basis.
  • 1-stop- These flights are the ones that have a layover(i.e landing at a place to board another flight) in between. IndiGo, Vistara, Flydubai and Spicejet are the airlines that operate on a 1-stop basis.
  • 1+ -stop- These flights are the ones that have more than one layover in between. Vistara, Flydubai and Spicejet are the airlines that operate on a 1+ -stop basis.
IndiGo flight
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FAQ

  1. What is the nearest airport to Dubai?

The nearest airport to Dubai is the Dubai International Airport.

2. What is the baggage allowance for Kolkata to Dubai?

25 kg of checked baggage is allowed, while 8 kg of hand luggage is permitted in AirIndia flights. On the contrary, IndiGo flights allow a passenger to carry 7 kg of hand luggage and 15 kg of checked baggage. Each airline has a different policy like the above. So the best solution would be to contact the airline directly.

3. What is the cheaper airfare for a Kolkata to Dubai flight?

The cheapest amount is Rs.9372 for a trip to Dubai from Kolkata for the flights.

4. How many flights fly per week from Kolkata to Dubai?

There are approximately 11 flights flying to Dubai.

5. What should I do to get a cheaper flight ticket?

You can book your flight tickets 2-3 months prior to your departure to save money on last-minute price hikes.

Also read : The Best Boutique Hotels in Dubai that everyone needs to visit!

Burj Al Arab
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