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Kannur

(kän`o͝or), formerly

Cannanore

(kăn`ənōr', –nôr'), town (1991 urban agglomeration pop. 463,962), Kerala state, SE India. Formerly the capital of the Kolattiri Raja, it traded with Arabia and Persia in the 12th and 13th cent. Vasco da Gama visited Kannur in 1498, and it became a Portuguese settlement. Control passed to the Dutch in the mid-17th cent., and the British captured the town in 1783. A military station and a district administrative center, it trades in coconut products, rice, pepper, timber products, dried fish, cotton fabrics, and tobacco, and has large textile mills.
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The Indian airline will launch daily non-stop flights between Dubai and Kannur today, officials announced at a launch ceremony on Wednesday.
Summary: Kannur (Kerala) [India], July 13 (ANI): Central Industrial Security Force personnel on Friday apprehended from the Kannur International airport here a Doha-bound passenger who was allegedly carrying hashish estimated to be worth Rs seven lakh.
New Delhi: Expanding its international destinations, budget carrier GoAir on Tuesday announced its direct flight from Kannur to Muscat.
Muscat: After GoAir, Air India Express has announced direct flights to Kannur International Airport (KIAL) in Kerala from Muscat International Airport from April 2, 2019, according to a circular from the airline.
Summary: Air India express will operate its inaugural flight from Kannur in Kerala on December 9
Air India Express will start four-times-a-week flights between Kannur in the southern Indian state of Kerala and Doha on December 10, according to an airline statement shared by local travel agents.
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There was festive atmosphere onboard with people singing and celebrating." Keralite expat Jayachandran Ravari said, his voice still reeling under excitement when the first flight from Kannur International airport landed in Abu Dhabi at 12.30pm on Sunday.