Kenya Airways Flights from Kolkata
About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways, the national airline of Kenya, was established in January 1977 following the fallout of jointly owned East African Airways. The airline went on to become the first African national airlines to have been privatised. The schedule of Kenya Airways flights is such that it covers many destinations all over the world. The airline was voted by the African Aviation Magazine as African Airline of the Year in the year 1999 and the Best Regional Airline in Eastern Africa by the Travel News. In the following year, it again won the title- African Airline of the Year by African Aviation Magazine. More recently, in 2010, the airline was recognised as the African Business Airline of the Year. Apart from memorable in-flight experience, the success of Kenya Airways can be credited to low air fare and convenient online booking of air tickets to a large extent. Also, codesharing agreements with leading airlines like KLM, Air France, Korean Air, Air Mauritius, Jet Airways and TAAG-Angola Airlines add to its brand value and flight network. Further, the membership of SkyTeam alliance allows Kenya Airways to serve a large number of destinations across all continents. The Kenya Airways believes in providing world-class services without burning a hole in passenger’s pocket.
About Kolkata (CCU)
Kolkata is one of the oldest cities in India which is known for its deep rooted culture and rich historical backdrops. Placed on the banks of Hooghly River, this ancient city was earlier called as 'Calcutta'. Due to its historical past, the city is awarded as ‘Cultural Capital of India’, 'the City of Processions' and 'City of Joy'. Kolkata is the capital city of Indian state of West Bengal and has also served as the capital of the country until 1911. The metropolis is known for two major things, one is 'Communist stronghold' and other is the madness for cricket. Kolkata is famous as the birthplace of many famous personalities like Rabindranath Tagore (the noblest) and Satyajit Ray (the Bharat Ratan). The city also has deep values for Catholics and other communities as Mother Teresa took her last breath here. Moving in and around the city, you will get a glimpse of India's past and present through its architectural buildings. To add more memorable moments in your life, Kolkata has many beautiful and breathtaking places in the way of Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Eden Gardens (Stadium), Birla Planetarium, Howrah Bridge, Marble Palace, Writer's Building, Nicco Park, Saheed Minar and National Library. Beside its attractions, Kolkata is also famous for its variety of lip smacking foods and warm hospitality. If you are a shopping freak, then, you can find number of markets to buy some traditional things. The fish market near the beautiful Hooghly River is quite famous not just in India but also throughout the world. A visit to the city during Durga Puja will enhance your enjoyment. The months from October to March are considered as the best period to visit the city as during this time, the climate remains pleasant. Being one of the largest cities in India, Kolkata is well connected to different parts of world. You can book your flight tickets to Kolkata from any corner of the world via MakeMyTrip.com which is a leading travel portal. Here on this dedicated portal, you can also enjoy some heavy discounts on your bookings.
Kolkata Airport AddressDum Dum
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