Saturday, August 10, 2019

Train, air services disrupted

Kozhikode: Heavy spell of rain in Kozhikode disrupted rail and air traffic with several trains and flights cancelled on Friday.

 Acting Airport Director K. Mohamed Shahid said that five flights, both domestic and international flights were diverted to other airports. However, these flights returned and took to their destinations later. One of them was the Saudia (Saudia Arabian Airlines) from Riyadh.

Calicut airport also handled two Indigo flights to Abu Dhabi and Dubai following the closure of Kochi airport. Also, a Chennai-Kochi-Dubai Spicejet flight took off from Calicut. The Kozhikode-Kochi-Sharjah Air India Express flight would also depart from Calicut on Saturday morning, Mr. Shahid said.
10/08/19 The Hindu

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