ALAPPUZHA, India | Indian navy opens airport to commercial planes amid floods

20Aug - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



ALAPPUZHA, India  — Indian officials say a military airport has opened to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents.

Suresh Prabhu, the minister of civil aviation, says the first flight landed Monday morning at the Indian naval air base in the city of Kochi, where the commercial airport has been closed since last week. The Air India flight came from the city of Bangalore in the nearby state of Karnataka.

Continue reading ALAPPUZHA, India | Indian navy opens airport to commercial planes amid floods at STL.News.



Source link