Day 62: Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 24 domestic flights with 2,704 passengers
International evacuation flight with 145 passengers aboard arrive at Srinagar Airport under Vande Bharat Mission
JAMMU: On Day 62 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 24 domestic flights with 2,704 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. Besides, an International evacuation flight with 145 passengers on board has arrived at Srinagar Airport under Vande Bharat Mission.
A total of 834 passengers aboard 9 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 15 domestic flights with about 1870 passengers on board landed at Srinagar Airport today.
Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 469 domestic flights with 34,782 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 762 domestic flights with 98,596 passengers since 25th of May till date.
Also, the Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back about 3,476 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.