Year On, Night Flights Yet To Take Off From Srinagar Airport

Despite nod by the Union Defence Ministry, operation of night flights is still a distant dream at Srinagar International Airport as the authorities blame lack of response and decline in tourist influx for delay.

Officials informed that after Indian Air Force and Defence Ministry gave nod to the operation of night flights at Srinagar Airport following “public pressure”, the state government decided to start night operations from lone airport in the summer capital from February 2016.

However, officials said the facility could not take off due to poor response and fear of losses by airlines.

A senior Civil Aviation official here informed that airlines were invited to start evening as well as night operations after initial reluctance by security agencies who after State government’s pursuance gave clearance to the proposal. Read More…

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