New Delhi: The terminal manager at the Kozhikode International Airport has tested COVID-19 positive on Saturday, triggering fear and speculations that the airport might have to shut operations for some time owing to severe staff crunch as a number of airport staff, including the Airport director, have been quarantines. They came into contact with the terminal manager whose test results came today. Also Read - International Flights: Nine Additional Flights From Sharjah to India | Check Details

At least 35 airport officials have been sent to quarantine, reports claimed. The terminal manager was tested on June 7 and the results came today, but he has been coming to the work for the last six days. Also Read - No International Flights to, From India Till July 31: DGCA Issues Circular

Kozhikode International Airport is a major international connection hub. Several Vande Bharat flights are arriving at this airport. In this condition, if the airport has to shut operations — even partially — it will disrupt the present international and domestic flight schedules. Also Read - Now Buy Tickets For Domestic Flights By Paying Only 10% of Total Fare - Here's How