18 flights carrying 2642 passengers arrive at Srinagar airport

On day 113 of resumption of domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 domestic flights with about 2642 passengers aboard landed at Srinagar airport on Monday.

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 1,560 domestic flights with 2,14,997 passengers since May 25, Jammu airport authorities have received 961 domestic flights with 86,151 passengers.

The statement said till date the government has brought back 3,806 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir through special evacuation flights in the wake of global pandemic.

Meanwhile, 1,487 passengers aboard 12 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu airport today, said the statement. “A total of 30 domestic flights with 4,129 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar airports.”