Both the passengers had arrived at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport from Dubai.
The deceased has been identified as Anilkumar, a native of Pettah.
The flight will have 122 seats, including business class, informed the Thiruvananthapuram Airport.
The pilot was immediately rescued by Thiruvananthapuram International Airport ARFF team within minutes of the incident.
Ernakulam district had received widespread rainfall on Wednesday.
The new flights from Thiruvananthapuram to Dammam in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain would commence from December 1 and November 30 respectively
Compared to Thiruvananthapuram, there are more schedules and seats to various destinations from Kochi.
The former finance minister of Kerala has claimed the state-owned CIAL charges significantly lower rates.
The IndiGo Airlines will start new services to Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and to Dammam in Saudi Arabia.
The flights chose to head to Thiruvananthapuram, which is the nearest international airport, after the economic crisis led to fuel shortage and soaring prices in Sri Lanka.