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Cochin airport closed until Aug. 26

Friday, 17 August 2018 News



Cochin International Airport will remain closed until August 26, the Cochin Airport authorities have stated according to a media release issued by national carrier SriLankan Airlines today.

The Cochin Airport closed its facility due to flooding and SriLankan Airlines is offering its passengers booked to travel from Cochin to Colombo and onward destinations, the option of departing from Trivandrum or any other destination in South India served by the carrier at no extra charge, the airline said.
In addition, passengers booked to fly from Colombo to Cochin may fly to Trivandrum or any other destination in South India served by SriLankan, at no extra charge.
The carrier has temporarily increased its capacity between Trivandrum and Colombo in order to cater to the expected requirement, the airline said.
Passengers who were awaiting flights when the airport was closed down on August 15 were provided hotel accommodation and those who agreed were rerouted to Trivandrum. (SD)

Cochin airport closed until Aug. 26