23 flights with 3,062 passengers arrive in J&K

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On day 48 of resumption of operation of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, 23 domestic flights with 3,062 passengers on board arrived at Jammu and Srinagar airports.

A statement said a total of 876 passengers aboard eight regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu airport while 15 domestic flights with about 2,186 passengers on board landed at Srinagar airport.

The statement said Jammu airport authorities have received a total of 341 domestic flights with 25,224 passengers while Srinagar airport authorities have received 559 domestic flights with 72,129 passengers since May 25 till date.

The statement said the Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back about 3,103 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir through special evacuation flights in the wake of global pandemic till date.

After arrival, all the passengers were tested for the COVID19 and transported to their destinations at both the airports amid strict observance of all necessary preventive protocols, said the statement.