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Kerala CM inaugurates 1,200 sq mt cargo complex in Kannur Airport

February 19, 2021: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday inaugurated the 1,200 sq mt cargo complex with an annual capacity of 12,000 metric tonnes cargo at Kannur International Airport, Kerala.

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri was the chief guest for the inauguration.
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Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri was the chief guest for the inauguration.

February 19, 2021: Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday inaugurated the 1,200 sq mt cargo complex with an annual capacity of 12,000 metric tonnes cargo at Kannur International Airport, Kerala.

"Chief minister said that efforts were being made to introduce more services, including those of foreign airlines, from the Kannur International Airport. He expressed the hope that the central government would take a positive approach in this regard. He asked union civil aviation minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, who was the chief guest, to take a favourable approach in allowing foreign companies to operate services from Kannur," reports The Hindu.

Puri informed that the 4th International Airport in Kerala which has been set up on a public-private-partnership PPP model will also get a 6,000 sq mt international cargo terminal soon.

“The opening of cargo complex will help open up new opportunities to our farmers & industries to find new markets & to see that their products reach the customers in quick time,” the civil aviation minister tweeted.

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