Air traffic to, fro J&K resumes after 2-day break
Srinagar: Air traffic to and fro Kashmir
Valley resumed on Tuesday after remaining suspended for two days as
airlines operated 20 flights in view of large number of
stranded persons following heavy snowfall over the weekend.
Official sources said seven additional flights flew into
Srinagar International Airport today besides the 13
scheduled flights as the weather improved in the Valley,
allowing resumption of flight operations.
Air India operated three additional flights, Jet Airways
two additional flights while Indigo and Kingfisher operated
one additional flight each, the sources said.
They said more than 3500 passengers travelled into or
out of the Valley on today`s flights which were packed to
Air traffic was suspended on Sunday and Monday due to
poor visibility and accumulation of snow on the runaway.
The Valley had remained cut off from rest of the country
since Sunday as the arterial Srinagar-Jammu National Highway
has also been closed Sunday morning.
Thousands of people, including tourists in Kashmir,
have been stranded on either side of the Pir Panjal range
following snapping of transportation links on Sunday.
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