Rajouri-Poonch air service going on smoothly, passengers showing interest

Sortie never got missed due to unavailability of passengers : Officials

Sumit Bhargav
Rajouri, Publish Date: Oct 24 2017 1:29AM | Updated Date: Oct 24 2017 1:29AM
Rajouri-Poonch air service going on smoothly, passengers showing interest

Air service of Rajouri and Poonch district, whose trial was conducted on September 9 and maiden sortie on Septmber 13, is going on smoothly with passengers showing interest in air-travel.

As per details available with Greater Kashmir, since the start of air service, adequate number of people approach concerned officials to get air travel tickets.

"Sorties have so far been cancelled only because of bad weather conditions or some emergencies in other areas " officials informed disclosing that so far, no sorties got cancelled due to shortage of passengers.

In Rajouri, concerned official said that sorties are held on Monday and Saturday every weak and for a number of times, additional sorties on these two days and some other days were also conducted due to medical emergencies.

"Chopper takes off from Sports Stadium Kheora and healthy response from people has so far been received " he said.

Similarly, Nodal Office of air service from Poonch, Tehsildar Haveli, told that required number of people avail tickets for air service and additional sorties for medical emergencies have also been held for a number of times.

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