14 flights with 2,150 passengers arrive at Srinagar airport

On day 83 of resumption of domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 14 domestic flights with 2,150 passengers on board landed at Srinagar airport on Saturday.

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

The statement said the government has made elaborate arrangements for the arrival, screening, sampling and proper transportation of the passengers to the quarantine centers taking special care of guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) prescribed by the Union Ministries of Civil Aviation and Health and Family Welfare.

The statement said Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back 3,676 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory through special evacuation flights in the wake of global pandemic.

It said Srinagar airport authorities have received 1,060 domestic flights with 1,38,668 passengers since May 25 while Jammu airport authorities have received 663 flights with 52,152 passengers.

Meanwhile, 598 passengers aboard eight regular commercial flights arrived at Jammu airport today, said the statement. “A total of 22 domestic flights with 2,748 passengers on board arrived at Jammu and Srinagar airports.”