Cochin airport to remain closed until Sunday evening, due to heavy rain.
Flight operations at The Cochin International Airport (CIAL) remain closed until Sunday evening 3 PM as floodwaters inundated the parking locale. Earlier on Thursday, flights services were discontinued till Friday 9 am as a precautionary measure in a view of heavy rains.
The operations were discontinued as there was a rise in water levels in the Periyar river and a canal adjacent to the airport.
Flights coming to the airport have been diverted, inputs from PTI
Indigo – Bangaluru
Go Air – Hyderabad
Air India – Thiruvananthapuram
Silk Air – Coimbatore
Air India Express – Thiruvananthapuram
Air Asia – Trichy