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Inauguration of Operations at Kannur International Airport, Kerala


► Kannur International Airport was inaugurated by Shri. Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Honourable Minister for Civil Aviation & Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala on the 9th of December 2018


► M/s Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) & M/s. Celebi are the GHA at Kannur International Airport. At present, AIATSL is the only GHA handling all flights operating through Kannur International Airport. On 9th December, 2018 Air India Express and GO Air operated their first inaugural flights, both Air India Express & GO Air are handled by AIATSL. One eighty (180) passengers of Air India Express were checked-in in a remarkable time less than one hour thirty minutes with twelve (12) Check-in Counters and flight was ready with passengers for departure 40 minutes before the Scheduled time on the day of inaugural flight

► The first flight from CNN International Airport, Air India Express Flight with 180 Passengers o Abu Dhabi, was flagged off by Chief Guests on dot of schedule

► Kannur Airport is spread across 2000 acres and costing close to Rs.1800 Crores. At present, Kannur Airport can reportedly handle around 2000 passengers at a time and will serve more than 1.5 Million international passengers yearly


► The Runway Length of the Airport is 3050 Meters and will be extended to 4000 Meters. International flights operating from Kannur will include those to UAE, Oman & Qatar

► The Airport is presently connected domestically with Hyderabad, Chennai & Bengaluru

► Kudos to Capt. Ashvini Kumar Sharma and Team AIATSL