Sgr airport records 75% dip in passenger footfall
Number of flight reduces from 45 to 15
Srinagar: Amid spike in Covid-19 cases in Kashmir and other parts of India, passenger footfall at the Srinagar International Airport has come down by 75 percent, while the number of daily flights has also reduced from 45 to 15, said an official.
Quoting an official from the Srinagar Airport, news agency KNO reported said that after the spike in Covid-19 cases in the Valley, “the passenger footfall at the Srinagar Airport has gone down by 75 percent – and around 2000 passengers per day.”
With the sharp decrease in the footfall, the daily flights have also come down from 45 to around 15. However, he said the night and cargo flight services are still actively operating from the airport.
“Under the Covid guidelines all services are intact at Srinagar Airport, however it is just the passenger footfall which has come down in view of the prevailing Covid-19 situation in Kashmir and other parts of the country,” he said.