Due to heavy rain poured in all areas in Chennai and especially in Chennai Meenambakkam area, Airport run way is flooded with heavy rain water. Chennai Airport authorities announced that Chennai International Airport will remain closed on December 03, 2015 – Dec 4, 2015 – 5th December 2015 & December 06, 2015. Arakkonam Naval Air Station will be act as temporary airport. Due to heavy rain poured over 25 hrs in chennai yesterday (Decemebr 1, 2015), lots of local and international flights are cancelled on today (December 2, 2015). Many passengers are slept inside the aiport for one day. Lot of flight servicing companies cancelled their flight and some of the companies announced delay in departure time. Till
Some of the airline carriers departure from chennai international airport (MAA) are; Air Arabia, Air Austral, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air Costa, Air France, Air India, Air India Express, Air Seychelles, AirAsia, Alitalia, American Airlines, ANA, Blue Dart Aviation, British Airways, Cargolux, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Flydubai, Garuda Indonesia, GoAir, Gulf Air, IndiGo, JAL, Jet Airways (India), JetKonnect, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Maldivian, Mihin Lanka, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways International, Tigerair Singapore, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia.