HC gives airport authority more time for Srinagar airport lighting system

HC gives airport authority more time for Srinagar airport lighting system

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Tuesday granted final opportunity to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to install a Simple Approach Lighting System (SALS) at the Srinagar International Airport without any further delay and remarked that in case AAI fails to install SALS, then strict action will be taken. The court remarked that specialised […]

PIL seeks HC intervention in sky-high airfares to Kashmir

PIL seeks HC intervention in sky-high airfares to Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A fresh public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed before Jammu and Kashmir High court for seeking intervention of the Court with regard to unfair and irrational hike in airfare from Jammu to Srinagar, Delhi to Srinagar and Srinagar to Delhi and Jammu. The petition was filed by People’s forum,a non-governmental organization through their […]

Tourists made anxious by ‘We are landing at Air Force base’ alert

Tourists made anxious by ‘We are landing at Air Force base’ alert

Srinagar: All airlines while landing and taking off from Srinagar airport alert their passengers that the airport is an “Air Force base” and it is prohibited to click pictures of the airport while landing or take-off. When asked if this sudden warning sends a wrong signal, Director of Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar, Sharad […]

IAF refusing to give airport more parking space

IAF refusing to give airport more parking space

SRINAGAR: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has refused to give a stretch of land to the Srinagar airport authority despite being asked for it a number of times in the past two years. This was told to the chairman of the airport advisory committee and Member of Parliament from Srinagar, Farooq Abdullah, on Wednesday in […]

Srinagar Airport security goes through an overhaul

Srinagar Airport security goes through an overhaul

SRINAGAR: The security apparatus in and around the vicinity of Srinagar International Airport has been upgraded after reviewing the loopholes in the operation of multiple agencies involved in safeguarding the terminal. The security up-gradation was done following the attack on October 23 last year by three heavily armed and highly trained Jaish-e-Mohammed militants on the […]

‘Improved lighting system at Sgr airport will complete by June’

‘Improved lighting system at Sgr airport will complete by June’

Srinagar: The work on installation of Simple Approach Lighting System (SALS) at Srinagar international airport has been allotted to a company and will be completed within six months, officials informed High Court on Monday. The counsel for the Airport Authority of India (AAI) informed the court that the tendering process for the project allotment order […]

Fire disrupts air traffic at Srinagar airport

Junaid Manzoor Srinagar: A fire broke out at Sheik-ul-alam International airport Srinagar on Monday afternoon, disrupting the traffic for some time. The area of incident falls under the control of Indian Air Force. “The fire erupted from the Indian Air Force side. They were clearing the bushes and unwanted wood to have a clear view […]

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