City masterplan envisages international flights from Srinagar airport

City masterplan envisages international flights from Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: Fourteen years after Srinagar Airport got international status, it is yet to operate full time international flights. The state government has now made yet another proposal for throwing open the airport for international flights after several other such attempts did not yield any fruit. State governments have also picked up the issue many times, […]

Umrah tour operators hit by flight cancellations

Umrah tour operators hit by flight cancellations

SRINAGAR: Cancelation of flights at Srinagar airport due to inclement weather has made a number of Umrah tour operators bleed losses since January this year. About Rs 80 lakh has been lost due to cancellation of flights that had to carry pilgrims to Delhi. According to Umar Nazir, General Secretary of All Jammu and Kashmir […]

Air India proposing to launch night flights to and fro from Srinagar

Air India proposing to launch night flights to and fro from Srinagar

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 […]

Ganai welcomes Indigo decision to operate daily Srinagar-Bengaluru flights

Ganai welcomes Indigo decision to operate daily Srinagar-Bengaluru flights

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Tuesday welcomed the decision of Indigo Airlines to operate daily direct flights between Srinagar and Bengaluru from February 15 next month. In his message, Ganai, who is in-charge of the Tourism Department, said direct flights from Bengaluru to Srinagar on daily basis will give a huge fillip […]

Night flights to begin soon in Srinagar, airport director assures

Night flights to begin soon in Srinagar, airport director assures

Srinagar: The director of the Srinagar airport has assured that night flights will be started soon as all necessary arrangements have been made. This was informed at a meeting held at Srinagar airport on Friday which was chaired by National Conference chief and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah. The Deputy Commissioner Budgam and leaders of […]

International flights due for take off from Sgr again as Air Asia reveals route plans to Malaysia

International flights due for take off from Sgr again as Air Asia reveals route plans to Malaysia

SRINAGAR: For the first time, there will be direct flights from Srinagar to Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as the Air Asia Group’s offer to fly A330 wide-body aircraft on the Srinagar-Kuala Lumpur route has been accepted by the Airports Authority of India. Srinagar Airport director Akash Deep Mathur said the wide-body aircraft can commence operations […]

After trials, night flights from Srinagar to commence soon

After trials, night flights from Srinagar to commence soon

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Airport is going to start night flight operations in coming days, after a security check trial was done on Thursday evening. The state government had given its clearance in 2016 but the clearance was pending with DGCA, a department run by Government of India, airport officials said. “The night flights would usually […]

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