AN-32 Courier Service to Kargil from Nov 26: Akhoon

KL Desk


Indian Air Force (IAF) will start operation of AN-32 Courier Service to Kargil from November, 26 and remain operational during the winter season after closure of the surface link – the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway.

The Minister for Transport and Consumers Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD), Qamar Ali Akhoon, informed,  while chairing a high level meeting of the officers of Civil Administration, Air Force (AF), Airport Authority of India (AAI) Civil Aviation, Police, Transport and other Security agencies on Tuesday.

AN-32 Courier Service shall   operate from Srinagar to Kargil and back thrice in a week on every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, while as it will be operated from Jammu to Kargil and back once in a week on every Tuesday.

 It was decided in the meeting that in case of cancellation any sortie due to bad weather, it will be operated on next day and if the sorties are cancelled for a long time, the back log passengers shall be air lifted to Leh where from they will travel to their respective destinations.


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