Home / Travel / Tourism/ SriLankan Airlines suspends flights to flooded Cochin until 18 August

SriLankan Airlines suspends flights to flooded Cochin until 18 August

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:19


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.

Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

“Sri Lanka’s future lies in producing exportable manufactured goods”: Dr. Howard Nicholas

Monday, 22 July 2019

Drawing lessons from Vietnam’s experiences The Sri Lanka-born economist attached to The Hague based Institute of Social Studies – Dr. Howard Nicholas – addressing a packed audience consisting of the alumni of the Postgraduate Institute of Manag

We should sell our water

Monday, 22 July 2019

When you read the title of this article, you will probably feel disgusted with me as selling our water has been a controversial topic since a long time ago. By the way, I am talking about virtual water trade and you would be surprised to know that we

A voice of compassion amid howls of zealotry

Monday, 22 July 2019

The unrestrained freedom extended by the current regime to a bunch of saffron-clad street vendors of Sinhala Buddhist zealotry is pushing Sri Lanka once again into a cauldron of ethnic and religious convulsion. The nationwide spread and virulence of

Roger Beteille: The man who reinvented the commercial airliner

Monday, 22 July 2019

The visionary engineer, pilot and manager who led Airbus to some its most significant decisions, passed away last month. Beteille, who was the head of French aircraft manufacturer Sud Aviation’s flight testing section, was made technical director

Columnists More