Saturday, October 27, 2018

Kochi gets air connectivity to eight more cities

Kochi: Kochi is all set to get direct air connectivity with eight more cities in the country, taking the number of Indian cities with direct connectivity to 21.

The Cochin International Airport (CIAL) released its winter flight operations schedule on Friday introducing direct flight operations to Goa, Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Jaipur and Kolkata. The airport currently operates services to 16 international destinations. The new operation schedule will come into effect on Sunday and will be in effect till March 30, 2019.

Presently, the airport operates 1,360 services per week, which will increase to 1,734 once the winter schedule comes into force. There will be 124 takeoffs and 124 landings per day. Apart from introducing services to eight new cities in the country, the frequency of many services has been increased. IndiGo and GoAir have announced new services to Goa.
27/10/18 New Indian Express

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