The airport was handling around 240 aircraft movements and 30,000 passengers daily before the pandemic, which has declined to 36 services and 2300 passengers, triggering a huge fall in profits
Vande Bharat Mission phase 2: Flight from Dubai reaches Kochi, MHA allows return of stranded Indians from Italy
This is the first evacuation of people of Kerala stranded in foreign soil in the second phase of Vande Bharat Mission, an airport spokesman said.
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Two expatriates, who returned to Kerala from Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the repatriation flights on Thursday, have tested positive for COVID-19.
As Kerala reports five fresh cases, Cochin airport starts tracing all 182 passengers on Qatar Airlines flight
Officials said the three coronavirus infected passengers slipped as the universal screening (screening for all international arriving passengers) was started only on March 3.
The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) on Monday announced the cancellation of two flight services from Kochi.