Monday, March 14, 2022

Srinagar International Airport gets custodian status

Srinagar: An international cargo terminal facility at the Srinagar International Airport, Kashmir was inaugurated on Friday. The new facility is aimed at providing a major boost to exports of horticulture produce, handicrafts and other goods from Kashmir.

An Airports Authority of India (AAI) official called the day of the inauguration, March 10, 2022.

He said, “On this day, the Government of India acting through the Commissioner of Customs has notified us as custodian for the import and export of goods from abroad at our cargo terminal,”

Officials said that the Government of India, acting through the commissioner of customs, has notified the Srinagar airport as custodian for the import and export of goods from abroad at the airport’s cargo terminal.

The officer invited all the airlines to make full use of this facility and commence their cargo operations from Srinagar airport.

Business community of Kashmir has welcomed the decision, but sought an enhanced direct connectivity between Srinagar and other international airports like Jeddah and Sharjah.

14/03/22 India Today

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