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Air Kerala is a proposed airline promoted by the Government of Kerala. Air Kerala was set to based in Kochi and have a hub at Cochin International Airport.

Air Kerala originally planned to start operations in April 2013, but the Indian Government didn't allow the airline to begin operating international air services until it had at least 20 aircraft and 5-year experience in flying domestically.

Baggage Policy

Air Kerala hasn't announced any information about its carry-on and checked baggage policies.

Carry-on Baggage

Air Kerala hasn't announced any information about its carry-on baggage policies.

Usually, on long-haul flights, airlines will allow you to bring a carry-on bag (H56cm x W45cm x D25cm) and a small personal item such as a briefcase, free of charge. On short-haul flights, some airlines will charge you for a carry-on and some will offer them for free.

Carry-on baggage must fit in the overhead lockers and under the seat in front. No prohibited items should be packed inside your carry-on baggage, including any liquids over 100ml. Prohibited items found by airport security or by the immigration department upon arrival airport could be confiscated.

Checked Baggage

Air Kerala hasn't announced any information about its checked baggage policies. 

Your baggage allowance will vary depending on the ticket fare you purchased. On domestic flights, many airlines will charge you for a piece of checked baggage which will range from 24kg-32kg and on international flights it's likely that airlines will allow you to bring one piece of checked baggage free of charge.

Checked baggage cannot weigh over 32kg due to international health and safety regulations and it must not exceed the permitted size allowance.


Currently no information has been shared around check-in with Air Kerala.

Online Check-in

Air Kerala hasn't announced any information about its online check-in. Most airlines allow you to check in from 30 days to 24 hours before your flight departure time. We advise that you check in online for a quick and easy airport journey.

Airport Check-in

Air Kerala hasn't announced the opening and closing times of its airport check-in service.

Alternative Airlines advises that you arrive at least 3 hours before your flight departure time. 

In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi

Air Kerala hasn't announced if there will be in-flight entertainment yet.


Air Kerala hasn't announced if there will be WIFI on board yet.

Food & Drink

Air Kerala hasn't announced any information about its onboard food options, however many airlines offer a number of food and drinks that you can purchase on all flights over 1 hour. On long-haul flights, Air Kerala will provide you with a least 1 meal which will be included in your flight price. If you have any special dietary requirements please contact Air Kerala at least 48 hours prior to the flight departure time.

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Hub Airport

Cochin International Airport

Cochin International Airport (COK) is an international airport that serves the region of Kochi. The airport is located at Nedumbassery, about 16 miles northeast of the city centre. Cochin Airport is the busiest and largest airport in the state of Kerala and one the biggest airports in South India. This airport has 3 passenger terminals and one cargo terminal. In 2022, the airport handled almost 5 million passengers.

Cochin International Airport is a hub for Air India Express and IndiGo. Other airlines that fly to/from this airport include Air India, SpiceJet, Air Arabia, Thai AirAsia, Maldivian and more.


Air Kerala hasn't announced its fleet.

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Can I buy Air Kerala flights?

Air Kerala is a proposed low-cost Indian airline which plans to operate services from Kerala state to the Gulf Region. Currently, you cannot purchase Air Kerala flights since the airline hasn't announced a start date. Once the airline announces its operations this section will be updated.