Srinagar: Low cost airline carrier AirAsia started its Kashmir operations from Sunday with the launch of its morning and evening flights daily between Delhi and Srinagar.
The inaugural flight from New Delhi was received by the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti at the Srinagar International Airport at 10 am. Another flight to New Delhi was also seen off by the Chief Minister soon after.
The airline is also planning to connect Srinagar to many other destinations in the country in coming days.
The Chief Minister welcomed the airline carrier hoping it would augur well for the coming tourist season in the State and also facilitate local people with more connectivity to other cities in the country.