Cochin Airport: For The Masses, By The Masses
Cochin Airport is located at Nedumbassery, which is situated at northeast of Kochi and is one of the busiest international airports of India. It goes by the name of Cochin international airport and has both international and domestic terminal s along with a cargo terminal. As the government of India’s Airport authority of India, could notarrange enough funds to build a green field airport, this led to the public participation in the construction of the airport.
Cochin airport is the only airport in the country to hire privately trained officers for its security and is also directly under the protection of city police of Kochi. The number of domestic airlines commencing from this city is 9 and the number of international airlines connecting it to the rest of the world is 17.Air India, Spice Jet, Indigo, Jet Airways are some of the airlines operating from here. For the comfort of the passengers busses and taxis ply at regular intervals.
Cochin Airport provides catering services to all the flights from its base. The refueling facility is provided by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, also known as BPCL to all the airport and passenger vehicles from its petrol station which is located outside the airport terminal.The airport authority tries to provide every kind of information and facilities for its passengers like flight status. Arrivals, departures, hotel facilities, transportation, weather reports so that everyone has an easy and relaxed time in its premises. Modern facilities and latest technologies make this airport one of the best in today’s world.