Kannur International Airport is the second greenfield airport in Kerala and primarily caters to the travelling needs of the large NRI population in the region who travel frequently to various international destinations, the flourishing business community and tourists. The area is of immense tourist potential and attracts both domestic and international tourists. Over time, the airport adapted to cater for the needs of the growing demands of the location, and... Read More
In a blow to Kerala, the Union Ministry has denied the state’s request to start service of foreign carriers from Kannur airport. Kerala raised the request via a memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister on July 13. The state has plenty of NRIs, and international travel has a huge demand in the state. According to Kerala, adding international airlines would have benefitted the passengers. Kerala was targeting the services of... Read More
As per the schedule released, the inaugural day will have two flights – Kannur to Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi to Kannur. The maiden flight Kannur – Abu Dhabi flight departs at 10 am. after the inauguration and is scheduled to reach the destination at 12.30 pm. The return flight from Abu Dhabi leaves on the same day at 1.30 p.m. and reaches Kannur by 7 pm. Air India Express... Read More
Wadia Group owned no-frill carrier, GoAir, announced on Thursday that it would add the newly operational Kannur airport as its 24th domestic destination. Also known as the world’s fastest-growing carrier, GoAir said that it would add Kannur to its existing network of flights thus establishing direct connectivity with other domestic airports. As per the carrier’s announcement, GoAir flights would start taking off from Kannur airport on December 9, 2018, which... Read More
Following on the lines of other airlines like Air India Express and GoAir, low-cost carrier, IndiGo has also announced that it would begin its services from Kannur International Airport shortly. The Interglobe Aviation owned airline, IndiGo committed that it would add Kannur as its 67th domestic destination. The company said that this new addition of another domestic destination is in line with the company’s growth strategy. The low-cost carrier also... Read More
It’s only been days since Kannur International Airport went operational and airlines are already beginning to expand their routes from the new airport. Last we announced the schedule and operations of the low-cost carrier IndiGo which is slated to begin its operation in January. Earlier, Wadia Group-owned GoAir had also announced about operating flights between Kannur, Hyderabad and Chennai. Now the airline has also announced a new flight between Kannur... Read More
Kannur International Airport Limited (KIAL) is the newest operational airport in India and is the fourth airport in the Kerala state. Situated in the northern Kerala coast city of Kannur, the airport is of prime importance for a lot of travellers whether they are travelling for business or leisure. In a very short span of time, Kannur International Airport has seen new routes, participation from a lot of airlines and... Read More
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
In the wake of increasing airfare, Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan met the Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola in New Delhi. After the meeting, the Chief Minister has also called for a meeting with various airlines at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. Kerala is one of the states that got severely affected due to the steep rise in airfare. It has a significant share of its population... Read More
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
Since the commencement, Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) is showing a drastic surge in terms of passenger growth and is exceeding the expectations of the authorities. The rate of growth of Kannur airport is far higher than the other new airports in the country. In the first month of inauguration after 9 December 2018, the airport reported a footfall of 31,269. Among the count, 15, 260 passengers were for international... Read More
Wadia grown owned no-frills carrier GoAir has made another addition to its list of routes. The airline which recently began its operations from the newly inaugurated Kannur International airport has introduced a new flight between Kannur and Muscat. It is notable that GoAir has been planning an international expansion from quite some time and has been incorporating new routes rapidly in its existing network. Not only that, but the airline... Read More
Kannur International Airport Limited (KIAL) is the 4th international Airport operating in Kerala district. The Airport has already achieved 1 million passengers since their commencement. Spread across 2,300 acres, Kannur Airport has integrated terminal buildings for both domestic and international passengers under a single roof. For the convivence, the Airport has self-baggage drop counters and check-in machines so that passengers can easily check-in without any hassle. In a short span... Read More
More carriers will begin services from Kannur International Airport (KIAL) this month, reports a Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi. According to the article, airlines such as GoAir, Air India and Jet Airways have scheduled flights from Kannur Airport to new destinations. IndiGo is all set to begin its services from January 25. GoAir will start services to Mumbai from Kannur Airport from January 10 at 11 pm, which reaches Mumbai at 1... Read More
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