Travel Advisory: Kochi flights on 18-22 August 2018

SEPANG, 17 August 2018 - AirAsia will be cancelling all Kochi, India flights from 18 to 22 August 2018 due to the closure of Cochin International Airport.

The airport has issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) advising that the airfield is unavailable due to water logging following heavy rains in Kerala state.

Guests travelling to/from Kochi from now until 26 August 2018 may choose one of the following service recovery options:

  1. Move flight: One-time flight change to a new travel date on the same route within 14 calendar days from original flight time without additional cost, subject to seat availability; OR

  2. Reroute: One-time reroute to Bengaluru (BLR) or Chennai (MAA) or Tiruchirappalli (TRZ) or Hyderabad (HYD) or Visakhapatnam (VTZ) or Jaipur (JAI) within 14 calendar days of the original travel date without additional cost, subject to route and seat availability; OR

  3. Credit account: Retain the value of your fare in your AirAsia BIG Loyalty account for future travel with AirAsia. The online credit account is valid for booking within 90 calendar days from the date of issue and can be issued to AirAsia BIG Members only; OR

  4. Full refund: Obtain a full refund to your original payment method for the amount equivalent to your booking.

Guests who wish to move flight or reroute are required to provide a new flight date and time as well as passenger name(s) to our Customer Support team via Twitter (@AirAsiaSupport) or Facebook (@AirAsiaSupport) or Live Chat at

Guests who opt for a credit account / full refund must fill in an eForm at

  1. Click on the Email Us tab on the right panel

  2. Select Enquiry/Request under Type of Feedback

  3. Select Booking under Sub Category 1

  4. Select Kochi Airport Closure for Sub Category 2

  5. Type in your option under Subject: “Kochi - Credit Account” OR “Kochi - Full Refund”

  6. Complete the remaining form fields and click Submit to proceed

    a. For credit account, please provide your AirAsia BIG Loyalty member ID

You may also contact us via the following channels :

For bookings made through a travel agent or third party, kindly contact the travel agent directly.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely and keep our guests updated on the latest developments. Guests are advised to check and AirAsia’s social media channels for further updates.

We strongly encourage all guests to update their contact details at to ensure that they are notified of any updates to their flights.

For further information or assistance, please reach out to us via our contact channels listed on

We thank you in advance for your kind understanding and continued support.