Air India and Emirates, which have obtained approval from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the operation of wide-bodied aircraft, will resume their jumbo services at Calicut International Airport, possibly after September.
Both the airlines have been asked to submit the schedules for operating their flights. As of now, the DGCA has issued No Objection Certificate (NOC) to Air India to operate Boeing 777-300 Extended Range (ER), Boeing 777- 200 Long Range (LR), Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, and Boeing 747-400; and to Emirates, Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 777- 200 LR.
Airport Director K. Srinivasa Rao said that Air India would operate its flights in the Calicut- Jeddah sector. However, the national carrier would resume services only after the Haj pilgrimage. Read More