The direct flight was introduced following the initiative taken by the Governor with the Civil Aviation Ministry.
A decision on resuming scheduled international flights has almost been arrived at by the Civil Aviation Ministry following consultation with the Health Ministry, they said.
The guidelines also stated that two percent of the total flight passengers should undergo post-arrival testing randomly on arrival at the airport.
Emphasising the importance of an international airport to the state, CM Jagan sought the support of the civil aviation ministry to complete the project within the set deadline of three years.
The Kozhikode airport had handled 32,29,910 passengers between 2019 and 2020. The Kerala government is yet to respond to the announcement.
Average fares of AI, United, Lufthansa on air bubble flights comparable to pre-pandemic level: Centre
Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23 last year, when the coronavirus pandemic had started spreading across the world.
Civil aviation ministry proposes outsourcing non-core security works at airports to private agencies
The civil aviation ministry has asked airport operators to look at outsourcing non-core security works at aerodromes to private agencies.
The carriers had not been allowed to serve meals in flights, which have duration of less than two hours, since April 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chandran had last week, in a video posted on social media, narrated her ordeal of how she was made to remove her prosthetic limb every time during a security check at any airport.
'In letter and spirit': Civil Aviation Ministry asks airlines to continue following protocol for MPs
Under the protocol, MPs must get access to reserved lounge facilities at all domestic and international airports across the country and they should be served tea or coffee or water free of cost.
The new airline aims to start operations by the summer of 2022, the holding company, SNV Aviation Private Limited, said.
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Wednesday approved a PLI scheme for drones and drone components with an allocation of Rs 120 crore spread over three financial years.
Permission was granted to use drones in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Manipur and Nagaland to deliver vaccines beyond the visual line of sight.
To boost MRO activities, the government has selected eight airports, including Delhi and Kolkata, for such works and to attract investments.
Karnataka government is one of the 10 organisations and it has got the permission to conduct "drone based aerial survey for creating urban property ownership records in Bengaluru".