Dubai: Flight operations between the UAE airports and Cochin International Airport have been disrupted after the closure of the airport in the South Indian state of Kerala on Thursday night.
There have been flight cancellations, diversions and delays due to the closure, following flooding in the airport premises, reported Gulf News.
The airport was initially closed at 9pm (India time) until midnight in view of a flood alert. In its latest update, the airport has announced that the operations will remain suspended until 3pm on Sunday, August 11.
Air India Express (AIE) and Etihad flights from Kochi to Abu Dhabi were among the flights cancelled, according to the flight schedule posted on the website of the Cochin International Airport Limited.