Flights resume at Cochin airport after flooding threat
August 9, 2018 | 12:49 PM
by Times News Service
Image used for illustrative purpose. Photo: Kochi Airport/Facebook

Muscat: All operations at Cochin International Airport have resumed as of 3:00 pm (India Standard Time), according to a spokesperson of Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL).

The airport halted its arrival operations on Thursday in view of possible inundation in the airport area, following a rise in water level of the Periyar river.

As a result Oman Air flight to Cochin was diverted while Jet Airways Muscat-Cochin flight was delayed, according to the airport authorities.

In an update, Jet Airways said: “Cochin International Airport is now open and our flight operations have resumed. Guests can check their flight status online and also reach out to our contact centre for any assistance.”

A large number of flights fly to Cochin International Airport Limited directly from Muscat International Airport.

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