Monday, October 30, 2017

Winter schedules to witness increase in overall traffic at Kochi airport

Kochi: The overall weekly air traffic to and from Cochin International Airport will increase from 1,314 movements in the current summer schedule to 1,422 aircraft movements in the winter schedule that commenced on Sunday.

Summer schedule 2017 had 333 international arrivals. The number has gone up to 340 with the winter schedule, says a statement from the Cochin International Airport. The number of international departures has gone up from 333 to 340. Domestic arrivals and domestic departures numbering 324 each will gone up to 371 each in the winter schedule.
In the international sector, the new airlines include Jazeera Airways, operating six flights in a week from and to Kuwait. The operations will start on November 23. Thai Lion Air will be operating a daily flight from and to Bangkok commencing November 16.

The additional flights include Air Asia Berhad operating an additional flight from and to Kuala Lumpur four times a week.

Indigo will be operating one additional daily flight in the sector Doha-Cochin-Doha commencing on December 15.
30/10/17 The Hindu