- International operations at Kochi Airport move into Terminal 3 from today
- Airline will operate 6 daily international flights from the new international terminal
- Enhanced customer services with more check-in and emigration counters
KOCHI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, today commenced operations from the all new state-of-the-art international Terminal 3 (T3) at Cochin International Airport (CIAL).
Jet Airways’ flight 9W 575, arriving at 1340 Hrs., from Abu Dhabi to Kochi became the airline’s first international flight to arrive at Kochi’s modern and spacious Terminal 3.
Jet Airways will operate a total of 6 flights daily from the new international terminal, with services to Doha, Sharjah, Dammam, Abu Dhabi, Muscat and Dubai, providing guests superior connectivity and comfort.
As one of the largest carriers operating to/from Gulf, together with strategic partner Etihad Airways, Terminal 3 at Cochin Airport will serve as yet another international gateway in the airline’s vast network. Jet Airways will provide seamless connectivity to guests from the Kerala region, looking to travel to Gulf and several destinations beyond via the airline’s codeshare partners.
Terminal 3 features 84 check-in counters at three check-in islands, together with 40 counters each for immigration and emigration in the Arrivals and Departure sections.
Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “The new Terminal 3 of CIAL, with its well-planned facilities, will facilitate capacity expansion as well as better guest experience. We congratulate and thank the Government of Kerala, Airport Authority of India, and other stakeholders for commencing operations at the new international terminal. The terminal will provide our guests with the comfort and ease of travel while they connect to/from international destinations via Kochi. More importantly, besides boosting economic development in the region, the new terminal will offer us the opportunity to promote Kochi and neighboring regions, the seamless connectivity it offers to the world.”
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Covering over 1.5 million sq. ft., the new international terminal is designed to replicate the architecture of Kerala’s well-known temples. Planned to handle peak hour capacity of 4000 passengers, Terminal 3 is a two-level structure; arrivals being handled at Ground level and departures, at the First level.
CIAL’s new Terminal 3 also boasts of a state-of-the art baggage handling system with four computer tomography (CT) scanners, 3000 cameras for surveillance and five health check counters. The terminal also a 33,000 sq. ft. duty free shop, food court, prayer rooms and 10 customs counter for the convenience and comfort of guests using the terminal.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways is India’s premier international airline which operates flights to 65 destinations, including India and overseas. Jet Airways’ robust domestic India network spans the length and breadth of the country covering metro cities, state capitals and emerging destinations. Beyond India, Jet Airways operates flights to key international destinations in South East Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America. The Jet Airways Group currently operates a fleet of 112 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Airbus A330-200/300, Next Generation Boeing 737s and ATR 72-500/600s.
Jet Airways, together with airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Etihad Regional operated by Darwin Airline, and NIKI, participates in Etihad Airways Partners. Etihad Airways is part of the Etihad Aviation Group, which also holds minority investments in each of these airlines.
SOURCE: Jet Airways (India) Ltd.
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