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About Cochin Airport
Cochin is one of the main cities of Ernakulam district in the state of Kerala. Cochin is known as the “Queen of Arabian Sea”, which is one of the major port cities on the west coast of India. Cochin ranks first in the total number of international and domestic tourists in Kerala. This can also be seen in the number of Domestic flight booking and International flight booking from Cochin. Kochi has been ranked the sixth best international tourist destination in India according to a survey conducted by the Nielsen Company on behalf of the Outlook Traveller magazine. Majority of the International flight booking are done by tourist. The city is administered by the Cochin Corporation headed by a mayor.
Cochin International Airport is the busiest and largest airport in the state of Kerala. For the financial year 2011-12, it was the fourth busiest airport in India in terms of international passenger traffic. As the number of passengers increases, the flight bookings also increase day by day. Availability of low cost carriers made air transportation more popular and affordable even to commons. With the increasing air traffic both Domestic flight booking and International flight booking has gained importance. The importance of scheduling the trips early on inorder to get cheap flight tickets has also being emphasized. In case where booking in advance becomes impossible proper research is advised on fares so that they can get the best and cheapest flight ticket. The airport is the primary base for Air India Express operations and is a focus city for Air India, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetLite and SpiceJet. Cochin International Airport is the first airport in India developed under a public-private partnership (PPP) model. The airport handled 4.7 million passengers and had air traffic movements (ATM) of about 800 per week for the year 2011-12. The airport can handle approximately 13,000 passengers every day.
List of Domestic and International airports which has direct flights available to Cochin
Direct Domestic flights are available to Cochin from Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Trivandrum, Delhi, Goa, Agathi, Pune, Rajkot and International flights to Cochin is from Dubai, Doha, Colombo, Sharjah, Muscat, Male, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Riyadh, Kuwait, Bahrain, Abudhabi. Advanced technology made flight bookings easier and comfortable for passengers. In this situation most of the passengers prefer online flight booking. So that they do not need to wait for an agent to make their flight booking which is a time consuming process compared to online flight booking.
Airlines which operates to Cochin
The domestic and international flight to Cochin airport includes Air Arabia, Air Asia, Air India, Air India Express, Bahrain Air, Emirates, Ethihad, Go Air, Gulf Air, Indian Airlines, Indigo, Jet Airways, Jet Lite, KingFisher, Kuwait Airways, Oman Airways, Qatar Airways, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Silk Air, Spicejet, SriLankan Airlines. Air transportation has become one of the commonly accepted transportation system in the busy business schedule. So the flight booking also is increasing each day. India is facing a very tight competition in the airline field, so each service providers are competing to serve the passengers with hassle free, easy and fast flight booking facility. Passengers can either do an online flight booking or through an agent of akbartravels.com.