JAMMU, OCTOBER 29, 2020: On day 156 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 35 domestic flights with 3,277 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. Besides, an International Evacuation flight with 69 passengers on board has arrived Srinagar Airport under Vande Bharat Mission.

A total of 1245 passengers aboard 15 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 20 domestic flights with about 2032 passengers aboard landed at Srinagar Airport today.

Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 1,470 domestic flights with 149,875 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 2,396 domestic flights with 3,21,176 passengers since 25th of May till date.

Till date the government has brought back about 3875 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory through special evacuation flights in the wake of global pandemic till date.

After arrival, all the passengers were tested for the COVID-19 at both the airports amid strict observance of all necessary preventive protocols.

The Government has made elaborate arrangements for the arrival, screening, sampling and proper transportation of the passengers to the quarantine centers taking special care of guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) prescribed by the Union Ministries of Civil Aviation and Health and Family Welfare.