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Day 54: Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 2,690 passengers

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JAMMU: On Day 54 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 24 domestic flights with 2,690 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports.

A total of 664 passengers aboard 9 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 15 domestic flights with about 2026 passengers on board landed at Srinagar Airport today.

Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 394 domestic flights with 29,071 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 645 domestic flights with 84,482 passengers since 25th of May till date.

Also, the Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back about 3,331 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory through special evacuation flights in the wake of global pandemic till date.

After arrival, all the passengers were tested for the COVID-19 and transported to their destinations at both the airports amid strict observance of all necessary preventive protocols.

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.