19 flights carrying 2,716 passengers arrive at Srinagar airport

On day 118 of resumption of domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 19 flights with 2,716 passengers aboard 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.

It said while Srinagar airport authorities have received 1,648 domestic flights with 2,27,540 passengers since may 25, Jammu airport authorities have received 1,015 domestic flights with 92,532 passengers.

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

Meanwhile, 1,289 passengers aboard 10 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu airport today, said the statement. “A total of 29 domestic flights with 4,005 passengers onboard arrived at Jammu and Srinagar airports.”