SRINAGAR: A delegation of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) led its president, Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad on Wednesday met General Manager-Commercial, Northern Region, Air India Ltd., Divya Mohan at her office chambers to discuss and deliberate various issues confronted by travel trade.
Various issues regarding night flights, facilities and functioning of Air India were discussed in detail. It was discussed in the meeting that Air India is working out to launch night flights to and fro from Srinagar soon. She assured the delegation about the commercial viability of night flights, an official statement read.
“She has been kind enough to assure the delegation about working on Srinagar-Jeddah direct flights as the load since last two years has increased tremendously,” a KCCI spokesperson in the statement said, adding that she also agreed on demand of increase in Air tickets of Umrah pilgrims to be enhanced to the level of 100 to 200 seats at Srinagar city office and enable IATA (International Air Transport Association) holders to issue tickets against bank guarantees.
General Manager-Commercial, Air India assured that all the issues raised by the chamber would be considered on top priority.
KCCI president appreciated the efforts of the General Manager-Commercial, Air India in improving the available facilities of Air India at Srinagar airport.