Sunday, March 28, 2021

Night cargo services for perishable items starts from Srinagar Airport: Div Com

Srinagar: In a significant development, authorities in Kashmir have started the night cargo services from Srinagar Airport.

The development comes after DGCA approved the night flight operations from Sunday at Srinagar Airport. The proposal was sent by two major airlines for night flight operations.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P. K. Pole told Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that after the DGCA approved the night flight operations at Srinagar Airport, which has added more into the flying hours and more flight movements. “The flight movement will increase from 32 to around 40 in a day.”

He said that the increase in more flight operations at Srinagar Airport will have a positive impact on the economy of the Valley as far as tourism is concerned.

Talking about the night flight Cargo services, he said, “The night flight cargo services will be used in transporting perishable fruits like cherry or other perishable items like flowers also, which are fragile and will be transported in lesser time”, he said.

Meanwhile, Director Srinagar International Airport, Santosh Dhoke, said that DGCA has approved the night flight operations at Srinagar Airport, after two major Airlines last week conducted night flights on a trial basis at Srinagar Airport, which was successful.

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