17 flights with 2,914 passengers arrive at Srinagar airport

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On day 86 of resumption of domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 17 flights with 2,914 passengers on board landed at Srinagar airport on Tuesday.

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 while Srinagar airport authorities have received 1,105 domestic flights with 1,46,222 passengers since May 25, Jammu airport authorities have received 693 domestic flights with 55,173 passengers.

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

Meanwhile, 977 passengers aboard 10 regular commercial flights arrived at Jammu airport today, said the statement. “A total of 27 domestic flights with 3,891 passengers on board arrived at Jammu and Srinagar airports.”