31 July 2009
Low Cost Carrier AirAsia, based in Kuala Lumpur, will start daily direct flight services from Kochi to Kuala Lumpur from October 1, 2009. For this service, the airline will use A320 aircraft that has a seating capacity of 180 people. This information was given by A C K Nair, Airport Director, Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL). According to Nair, a group of AirAsia delegates recently visited CIAL to finalise the airline’s daily service from Kochi to Kuala Lumpur. The airline which presently has daily direct flights from Trichy (Tamil Nadu) to Kuala Lumpur has now decided to add one more daily flight on this route, effective September 1, 2009.