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CIAL TO SERVE 8 NEW DESTINATIONS

 With the implementation of winter schedule-2018 from October 2018, CIAL is all set to serve eight new destinations in the domestic sector with direct services. These are Goa, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Lucknow, Guwahati and Jaipur.

 New services to Goa will be operated by Indigo and GoAir while new Indigo flights will connect Kochi to Bhubaneswar, Visakhap-atnam, Nagpur, Lucknow, Jaipur and Guwahati. With this Kochi is connected to 21 Indian cities and 16 international destinations directly now.  There will be 1736 aircraft movements per week from the airport with 124 takeoffs and 124 landings per day. The just concluded summer schedule had only 1360 aircraft movements. There are additional flights to Kuwait, Kuala Lumpur, Male, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Pune and Chennai in the winter schedule.

The Indigo flight to Goa will be launched on December 1 while GoAir will start service on November 15. Indigo service will be daily at 9.40 pm and GoAir service from 3.20 am. The Bhubaneswar service will start at 5.35 am. The service to Vishakapatnam on Tuesdays will be on 1.40 pm and on other days at 2.10 pm. The Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam services will start on December 1 while the service to Nagpur will start on November 15 at 9 pm. The service to Lucknow will be at 9.20 pm on all days except Tuesdays. The Guwahati service will be at 5.40 am. Both these services will start on December 9. Already GoAir is conducting a service to Jaipur via Ahmedabad. The new Indigo service is in addition to that which will operate at 3.05 pm on all days except Tuesdays. Indigo will connect Kochi to Kolkata on all days at 7 am except Sundays.With an average of daily 15 services, Bangalore remains the most connected city. Three more additional services are added to Kuala Lumpur by Air Asia. Air Asia and Malindo have 24 services per week to Kuala Lumpur.
 

 WINTER SCHEDULE 2018

[28th October 2018 to 30th March 2019]

 

Airline wise weekly movement

 

INTERNATIONAL SECTOR

AIRLINE

ARRIVAL

DEPARTURE

AIR ARABIA

14

14

AIR ASIA BERHAD

14

14

AIR INDIA

34

34

AIR INDIA EXPRESS

51

51

EMIRATES

14

14

ETIHAD

21

21

FLY DUBAI

4

4

GULF AIR

7

7

INDIGO AIRLINES

49

49

JET AIRWAYS

18

18

KUWAIT AIRLINES

7

7

MALINDO AIR

10

10

OMAN AIR

14

14

QATAR AIRWAYS

11

11

SAUDI ARABIAN AIRLINES

14

14

SILK AIR

11

11

SPICEJET

14

14

SRILANKAN AIRLINES

7

7

TIGER AIRWAYS

7

7

THAI AIR ASIA

4

4

JAZEERA AIRWAYS

4

4

Total

329

329

 

DOMESTIC SECTOR

AIRLINE

ARRIVAL

DEPARTURE

AIR ASIA INDIA

33

33

AIR INDIA

35

35

ALLIANCE AIR

20

20

GO AIR

68

68

INDIGO

293

293

JET AIRWAYS

28

28

SPICEJET

41

41

VISTARA

20

20

Total

538

538

 

 

TOTAL WEEKLY MOVEMENTS

ARRIVAL

DEPARTURE

867

867

Sector-wise weekly movement

International Sector wise weekly flight status

Arrival from

Departure to

Abu Dhabi

35

Abu Dhabi

35

Bahrain

14

Bahrain

14

Bangkok

7

Bangkok

7

Colombo

7

Colombo

7

Dammam

4

Dammam

4

Doha

32

Doha

32

Dubai

52

Dubai

52

Jeddah

11

Jeddah

11

Kuala Lumpur

24

Kuala Lumpur

24

Kuwait

18

Kuwait

18

Male

14

Male

14

Muscat

28

Muscat

28

Riyadh

9

Riyadh

9

Salalah

1

Salalah

1

Sharjah

29

Sharjah

29

Singapore

22

Singapore

22

 

Domestic Sector wise weekly flight status

Arrival from

Departure to

Agatti

7

Agatti

7

Ahmedabad

26

Ahmedabad

26

Bangalore

108

Bangalore

108

Bhubaneshwar

7

Bhubaneshwar

7

Calicut

7

Calicut

7

Chennai

74

Chennai

74

Coimbatore

6

Coimbatore

6

Delhi

73

Delhi

73

Goa

14

Goa

14

Guwahati

7

Guwahati

7

Hubli

7

Hubli

7

Hyderabad

51

Hyderabad

51

Jaipur

6

Jaipur

6

Kolkata

20

Kolkata

20

Lucknow

7

Lucknow

7

Mumbai

84

Mumbai

84

Nagpur

7

Nagpur

7

Pune

21

Pune

21

Trivandrum

14

Trivandrum

14

Tiruchirappally

7

Tiruchirappally

7

Vishakapatnam

7

Vishakapatnam

7

 

 

 

Major Changes in the New Season are:

 

Overall increase in air traffic:

           

            The overall weekly air traffic of Cochin International Airport has increased from 1360 movements in the current Summer schedule to 1734 aircraft movements in upcoming  Winter Schedule 2018.

 

Schedule

International Arrival

International Departure

Domestic Arrival

Domestic Departure

TOTAL

SUMMER SCHEDULE 2018

291

291

389

389

1360

           

WINTER SCHEDULE 2018

329

329

538

538

1734

 

Reduction in number of flights by Airlines:

  1. Jet Airways:

Jet Airways has cancelled 3 flights in the International Sector:

·         9W 575 / 576 : AUH – COK – AUH

·         9W 533 / 534 : MCT – COK – MCT

·         9W 527 / 528 : DXB – COK – DXB

 

  1. Spicejet :

Spicejet has cancelled 2 flights in the Domestic Sector:

·         SG 511 / 512 : BLR – COK – BLR

·         SG 3265 / 3266 : MAA – COK – MAA

           

International Sector

 Additional Flight operations:

 

·         M/s Air Asia Berhad will be operating 3 additional flights per week :

 

Flight No

Sector

Frequency

 Arr / Dep Hrs  LT

Type Of Aircraft

Effective Date

AK 41 / 40

KUL - COK - KUL

..3.5.7

2310 / 2345

A 320

02/01/2019 - 30/03/2019

 

·         M/s Indigo will be operating 2 additional flights per day :

 

Flight No

Sector

Frequency

 Arr / Dep Hrs  LT

Type Of Aircraft

Effective Date

6E 1758

KWI - COK

Daily

1025

A 320

02/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

6E 1757

COK - KWI

Daily

2240

A 320

01/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

6E 1781

 COK - MLE

Daily

0620

A 320

16/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

6E 1782

MLE - COK

Daily

1830

A 320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

 

Domestic Sector

Additional Flight Operations:

      M/s Go Air will be operating  7 additional flights per day :

 ·         M/s Go Air will be operating  7 additional flights per day :

 

Flight No

Sector

Arr / Dep Hrs LT

Frequency

Aircraft Type

Validity Date

G8 411 / 410

BLR-COK-BLR

1350 / 1420

1.34567

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 594 / 942

PNQ-COK-CCU

0625 / 0700

123456

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 594 / 942

PNQ-COK-HYD

0625 / 1720

……7

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 943 / 587

CCU-COK-HYD

1335 / 1720

1.3456.

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 943 / 587

CCU-COK-HYD

1335 / 1750

.2…..

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 591 / 593

HYD-COK-PNQ

2115 / 2215

Daily

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 729 / 580

AMD-COK-HYD

2030 / 0445

Daily

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 592 / 591

GOI-COK-GOI

2355 / 0320

Daily

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 581 / 730

HYD-COK-AMD

0855 / 0925

123456

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

G8 581 / 730

HYD-COK-AMD

0855 / 1410

……7

A320

15/11/2018 - 30/03/2019

·         M/s Air India  will be operating  1 additional flight per day :

  

Flight No

Sector

Arr / Dep Hrs LT

Frequency

Aircraft Type

Validity Date

AI 587 / 588

BLR - COK - BLR

2300 / 0015

Daily

A 319

28/10/2018 - 30/03/2019

 

 ·         M/s Indigo will be operating 14 additional flights per day :

 

Flight No

Sector

Arr / Dep Hrs LT

Frequency

Aircraft Type

Validity Date

6E 227 / 228

CCU-COK-CCU