Kochi airport

Luggage wrapping staff at Kochi airport accused of cheating firm

Faking labels and using these in luggage wrapping machines at Kochi airport to siphon off money from the company which has taken the contract of the job.

published on : 20th May 2022

Kochi airport invites bids to run 5-Star hotel project

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) for its proposed five-star hotel project coming up in Nedumbassery, near Terminal-3. 

published on : 11th May 2022

Kochi airport’s business jet terminal to be launched by August

The renovation of the business jet terminal had started in September 2021. 

published on : 23rd April 2022

Two youths die as their car collides head-on with a lorry in Kottayam

Srijith and Manoj, both 33-years-old, were returning home after dropping off a relative at Kochi airport.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Another Kochi-London flight in pipeline

Earlier, there were not many flights between the two destinations.

published on : 20th February 2022

6.2 kg gold seized in surprise inspection at Kochi airport

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday seized 6.2 kg of gold in compound form from seven passengers who arrived at Kochi airport by various flights in the wee hours of Monday.

published on : 15th February 2022

Overpriced RT-PCR test at Kerala airports: CM directs Health department to intervene

The direction was issued during the Covid review meeting held on Friday. The Chief Minister directed the health department to take necessary measures to reduce the high cost of RT-PCR in airports.

published on : 5th February 2022

ED quizzes actor Kannada actress Akshara Reddy in gold smuggling case

Kannada-Tamil film actor and model Akshara Reddy was questioned by Enforcement Directorate officials in connection with the Nedumbassery gold smuggling case.

published on : 4th February 2022

Kochi airport retains third spot in international passenger traffic

Handled 3,01, 338 foreign travellers in Dec 2021; Airports Authority of India data reveals that airport’s passenger volume increased by 10L in 2021 than 2020

published on : 31st January 2022

Kochi airport sees robust growth in passenger movement in the 2021 calendar

However, when compared to the pre-Covid time passenger movement at the airport, the numbers show that the air passenger movement is yet to revive.

published on : 7th January 2022

Kochi airport ranks third in international passenger flow, 2 lakh fiers in Oct

Airport now handles around 6,000 passengers per day in departures alone

published on : 2nd December 2021

Omicron threat: Kochi airport raises testing capacity to 700 an hour

As concerns grow over the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, the Kochi airport has scaled up its Covid testing facilities for inbound international passengers, enabling 700 tests an hour.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Kochi airport to have new shareholder — Tatas

The Kochi airport, India’s first airport built on a public-private partnership, will soon have a new stakeholder — the Tatas, the country’s biggest conglomerate.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Singapore Airlines to resume services from Kochi airport

CIAL managing director S Suhas said the chairman and the board of directors have taken proactive steps to re-establish air connectivity to Kochi from all international travel hubs.

published on : 29th November 2021

5kg gold seized at Kochi airport, seven arrested

In a major haul, the air intelligence unit and customs team seized 5.064kg of gold from seven passengers, including a woman, at the Kochi airport.

published on : 1st November 2021
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