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SriLankan Airlines suspends flights to flooded Cochin until 18 August

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SriLankan Airlines has temporarily suspended flights to and from the South Indian city of Cochin until 18 August following the closure of Cochin Airport due to flooding in the region.

The Cochin Airport was closed yesterday due to heavy floods in the area and will remain closed till 2 p.m. on 18 August. Further updates on the situation are awaited from authorities at the Airport.

Accordingly, SriLankan Airlines wishes to inform all passengers booked to fly to or from Cochin during this period that they may opt instead to fly from or to another city served by SriLankan in South India at no extra charge.

Passengers flying between Cochin and Colombo are requested to contact SriLankan Airlines on the following numbers. 

Sri Lanka office – 1979 and SriLankan office in Cochin Airport, India - (+91) 4842 6113 13 and SriLankan office in Cochin, India - (+91) 4842 3620 42.

SriLankan Airlines regrets the inconvenience to its valued passengers due to circumstances beyond its control. Passengers who were scheduled to travel from Cochin to Colombo on yesterday’s morning flight, which was cancelled, were provided hotel accommodation, and alternate arrangements were made for them to travel Colombo.

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