December 3 2022: Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) is all set to launch a Business Jet Terminal aimed at the chartered flying business.
The Kerala Chief Minister will inaugurate the terminal, which will serve as a platform to integrate business jet service, tourism and business conferences, on December 10.
CIAL currently operates two terminals: T-1 handles the domestic traffic and T-3 facilitates international traffic.
With the commissioning of the Business Jet terminal, which is constructed at the erstwhile domestic terminal (T2), CIAL will join the elite club of four airports in the country having a dedicated private jet terminal.
With luxurious interiors and well-appointed relaxing spaces spread over 40,000 square feet, the business jet terminal facilities include covered car parking, drive in porches, a grand lobby, five opulent lounges, Business Centre, check-in, Immigration, Customs, Health and Security checking zones along with Duty-free shop and foreign exchange counter for the smooth movement of the discerning guests. The terminal facility also includes a safe house for security privileged category of guests.
CIAL Managing Director S.Suhas says the new Business Jet Terminal emphasis the idea of affordable chartered flying. “The new Business Jet Terminal is going to be India’s First Charter Gateway, a one–of–a–kind terminal in the country which integrates tourism, international summits, business conferences, and the movement of high net worth Individuals.