July 16th, 2020 5:57 AM 0 COMMENTS

Kochi Airport Makes Arrangement to Resume Domestic Operations

Cochin International Airport is making all the necessary arrangements which will aid the passengers in a comfortable and hassle-free journey after the government lifts the lockdown restriction. However, the government is still unsure whether the lockdown period will be lifted or extended. But Kochi Airport is doing its part by maintaining all the necessary safety procedures to ensure safety from the deadly virus. Kochi Airport has 52 Check-in counters in... Read More

February 28th, 2022 3:55 PM 0 COMMENTS

Cochin Airport Turns Power-Positive With New 12 MWp Solar Power Plant

Cochin International Airport Limited, the operator of the world’s first fully solar-powered airport, is all set to commission a new solar power plant in Kerala’s Payyannur in Kannur. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan would inaugurate the new solar power plant of 12MWp at Payyannur on March 6. With the installation of the new power plant, the cumulative installed capacity of solar plants of the Cochin International Airport Limited will rise... Read More

February 8th, 2022 7:33 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport Emerges as Preferred Transfer Hub for South India

According to a release issued by Bengaluru International Airport Authority Limited (BIAL), Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has emerged as the preferred transfer hub for South India. Bengaluru airport is the third busiest airport in India. BLR Airport delivered services to 74 domestic destinations in the calendar year 2021 (CY 2021), the highest number of destinations since the airport’s inception. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Bengaluru airport served 54 routes. It is... Read More

February 7th, 2022 2:46 PM 0 COMMENTS

Kerala CM Directs the Health Department to Take Measures to Reduce the High Cost of RT-PCR in Airports

With increasing complaints from passengers about airport testing facilities charging exorbitant pricing for Rapid RT-PCR test, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has directed the Department of Health and Family Welfare of the state to take necessary measures to keep the testing charges affordable for passengers. The direction was issued during the COVID-19 review meeting held on Friday. The complaints about testing facilities overpricing RT-PCR tests have come up from various... Read More

February 5th, 2022 5:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Haj Panel Calls for Reopening the Embarkation Point at Calicut Airport

The Kerala State Haj Committee has asked for the revival of the Calicut International Airport as a Haj pilgrimage embarkation site. On Thursday, C. Mohammed Faizy, the committee's chairman, told the media that the Malabar region accounted for more than 80% of applicants for the Haj trip each year. Given this, naming the Cochin International Airport as the embarkation site, where just 20% of pilgrims rely, is an injustice. In... Read More

January 31st, 2022 3:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

Cochin Airport Claims the Third Position in International Passenger Traffic: AAI

Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) is the third busiest airport in India, according to the latest statistics released by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The airport stood at the third position in the country in terms of international traffic in December 2021, a feat it has been enjoying for more than a year. According to AAI’s data on international passenger traffic, Cochin airport recorded 3,01,338 passengers. Delhi Indira Gandhi... Read More

October 14th, 2021 6:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Adani Group Undertakes Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

The Adani Group officially announced today to undertake the operations of the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and is going to work on its management and development. The Adani group made the announcement through a tweet describing how privileged they were to welcome and serve the passengers to ‘God’s Own Country.' The group posted two tweets in English and Malayalam stating that it was pleased to share that Thiruvananthapuram was now a... Read More

December 8th, 2020 6:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indira Gandhi International Airport to Charge up to Rs 300 from Outbound Passengers

The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has plans for charging outbounds passengers up to Rs 300 more on their flight journeys. As per a report from the Times of India, The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has sought the permission from the regulator for charging Rs 200 from the domestic and Rs 300 from the international flight passengers going out of Delhi in addition to their flight fares. Further, the... Read More

August 23rd, 2020 3:07 AM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceBiz by SpiceJet Offers Priority Service, Gourmet Meals and More at Select Airports

If you’ve travelled in SpiceJet Airlines, you must have witnessed the carriers hard work to give their in-flight passengers a great flying experience. Without a doubt, it is one of the most loved and famous airlines in Indian aviation for all the right reasons. SpiceJet offers a wide variety of Add-on services to their passengers which includes SpiceMax, SpiceLounge, seat plus meal combo offer and many more. Now if the... Read More

July 19th, 2020 8:32 PM 1 COMMENTS

Inaugural Flight Tickets to Abu Dhabi from Kannur International Airport Witness Massive Sales

The tickets of Air India Express from Kannur to Abu Dhabi on 9 December 2018 were sold in a span of one hour, making it one of the fastest flight ticket sales reported in Kerala. The ticket sales reportedly started at 12.40pm on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 after an announcement on Air India Express’s Facebook page and got sold by 1.35pm of the day. The return tickets from Abu Dhabi... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:02 AM 3 COMMENTS

Air India and IndiGo Finish Trial Landing at Kannur International Airport

On Thursday, an Air India Express flight - Boeing 737/800 aircraft successfully landed at Kannur International Airport as part of its trial landing. Today, on Friday, IndiGo followed suit and landed its ATR 72 aircraft with 6 approaches for the DOVR check. Notably, Kannur airport had been undergoing preparations for the trial landing for quite a few weeks. After the initial rounds of testing and trials, the Kannur International Airport... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceLounge Offers Lounge Service Starting at Rs 750 at Delhi, Hyderabad and Other Airports

People looking out to travel in lounge services can be relived as SpiceJet has got them covered. The airline is one of the most popular carriers in the aviation sector when it comes to affordable fairs, red hot deals and many more. Also, Services like Spicebiz and SpiceMax has already set the benchmark when it comes to luxurious travel, and SpiceJet is offering lounge services as an Add-on offer to... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:49 AM 0 COMMENTS

Calicut Airport May Soon Resume the Operations of Wide-Bodied Aircraft of Air India, Emirates

The wide-bodied aircraft of Air India and Emirates may soon commence operations from Calicut International Airport, possibly from next month. The airlines have submitted the reports of compatibility, safety and mitigation assessments necessary for the operation to the authorities. However, the airlines are yet to receive ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) from civil aviation authority, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Currently, Saudi Arabian Airlines is operating wide-bodied aircraft from... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:49 AM 2 COMMENTS

Cochin International Airport Began Operation After a Fortnight

The Cochin International Airport, which had been shut down since August 14 due to flooding and torrential rain, became operational after a fortnight. The first flight landed in the Airport premises on Wednesday around 2 pm. IndiGo flight 667 from Ahmedabad to Kochi was the first flight that landed at the CIAL. 33 flights arrived at the airport whereas 30 flights departed including both domestic and international ones. Relief Efforts... Read More

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