SRINAGAR: On Day 49 of resumption of operation of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 21 domestic flights with 2,502 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. Besides, an International evacuation flight with 137 passengers onboard has arrived at Srinagar Airport from Sharjah under Vande Bharat Mission.
A total of 705 passengers aboard 9 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 12 domestic flights with about 1797 passengers on board landed at Srinagar Airport today.
Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 350 domestic flights with 25,929 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 571 domestic flights with 73,926 passengers since 25th of May till date.
Also, the Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back about 3,240 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.