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Airbus plane "went to the landing strip and damaged some floor lights", according to the press agent EANS. The flight from Colombo to Cochin ended in a heavy rainstorm due to the beginning monsun. Aeroplane was taken back to cab stand and all 228 passenger and 12 crews on the plane were safely taken.
"Because of the environmental condition, severe wind and precipitation, the plane moved towards the leading edges of the take-off strip and damaged some floor lights," the carrier said in a declaration. "Flight arrived safe and without injury to passenger or flight personnel.... Small damages to two beacons on the runway."
Airstrip was shut down for 50mins. Just one Jet Airport flight from Mumbai was rerouted due to the event, PTI said.
Sri Lankan Airlines: CeLankan Airlines operates services from Coimbatore International Airports | Coimbatore News
CIMBATORE: July 15th to Colombo. According to a source, the carrier will take care of four day a week passenger service. "The flight will take place on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Arriving flight from Colombo arrives at 14:35. The flight will leave for Colombo at 15:35," the manager of Koimbatore Airport G Prakash Reddy said to TOI.
On Wednesday Reddy had held a briefing with the airport's chief officers, which included duty and immigrations, to talk about the new flight operations. "The feasibility of SriLankan Airlines to operate internationally in accordance with the dates and times suggested was extensively debated. He said, "All attendees promised their cooperation for the flight operations.
This flight is hoped to enhance labour links between Sri Lanka and India and ease the free flow of working people from Cimbatore to the islands north. "Lots of specialists from Lambatore go to Sri Lanka for small missions. They' re usually tinsmiths, mechanical engineers and electricians," said the chairman of the Cimbatore District Small Scale Industries Association, V Sundaram.
"They usually take a flight from Trichy to Colombo. Introducing the new flight will help both workers and industry," he added. This new flight will also enhance tourist activities in Sri Lanka and Cimbatore. It would be an excellent tourist attraction for visitors from Cimbatore, as it issues a tourist permit on arriving.
It is known that Sri Lanka is both an appealing and an accessible travel place. After the flight was introduced, many middle-class households would consider a visit to the isle. Conversely, the town is bordered by mountain resorts such as Udhagamandalam, Coonoor, Valparai and Yeracud. This new flight can also attract Sri Lankan visitors to the town.
It is the third major intercontinental company to fly from Coimbatore to Dubai and SilkAir to Singapore, along with Air Arabia. Sri Lankan Airlines has been asked by the airports to consider a day flight until the start of the summer months and the company has tendered to examine the offer.