Flights usually head for:
• Trivandrum Airport (sometimes known as Thiruvananthapuram Airport)
• Cochin Airport (also known as Kochi Airport)
The best deals are usually from tour operators like Thomson, Monarch and Thomas Cook. These often depart from London Gatwick and Manchester. Connecting flights via London mean your holiday can start from a regional UK airport.
The vast majority of flights arrive during the main beach holiday season from October to mid-April. The best deals are often found at the beginning and end of the season.
Aside from seasonal charter flights you should find reasonable fares from airlines like British Airways, Sri Lanka Airline, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways. The cheapest fares are frequently from London Heathrow London Gatwick and Manchester.
Charter flights are usually more direct, with a single refuelling stop. Scheduled flights usually head for hub airports like Chennai (Madras) or Mumbai (Bombay) to connect with domestic flights. Charter flights are often significantly cheaper than scheduled flights. Charter flights are typically part of a package but you may be able to book flight only or leave the accommodation unused.
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