Saturday, May 23, 2020

13 daily flights to resume operations at Srinagar Airport from Monday

As passenger air traffic is set to resume operations from Monday after two month hiatus owing to Covid-19, as many as 13 flights will be operating from the Srinagar International Airport.

As per the flight schedule released today by the Director General of Civil Aviation, 13 out of 32 routine flights at Srinagar Airport will be operating for next one month.
The summer schedule will be effective between May 25 to June 30.  The aviation regulator has also slotted 4-5 alternate day flights of various airlines for Srinagar.

As per the schedule, first daily flight is scheduled to arrive at Srinagar Airport at 7:25 am while as the last flight will be arriving here at 2:40 pm.

Speaking with Greater Kashmir, Director, Airports Authority of India (AAI) Srinagar, Santosh Dhoke said the new flight schedule has witnessed a drop in number of flights by almost 60 per cent owing to Covid-19. “This schedule has limited number of flights. We used to operate almost 32 daily flights in the summer schedule last year. This has now dropped to 13 flights,” said Dhoke.
23/04/20 Greater Kashmir
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