Ministry of Civil Aviation approves Srinagar-Sharjah flights

The Kashmir Walla needs you, urgently. Only you can do it.

The Kashmir Walla plans to extensively and honestly cover — break, report, and analyze — everything that matters to you. You can help us.

Most Read This Week

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has approved the Srinagar-Sharjah flights to the extent of 5 flights per week on a regular basis.

Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and observed that regular International flights between Srinagar and Sharjah will help in boosting trade and tourism.

The Lt Governor further noted that the UT administration, Ministry of Civil Aviation under Jyotiraditya Scindia, Union Minister for Civil Aviation is taking necessary steps on priority to strengthen air connectivity to cater to the growing tourism and industry sectors.

Pertinently, the direct air link between the valley and the UAE was revived after 11 years in October last year by the Home Minister and the facility has immense potential to strengthen J-K’s ties with the Gulf region, creating market linkages and enabling direct export of J-K’s agriculture, horticulture and handicraft products.

The UT administration has taken several steps to ensure that air traffic to the Union Territory- Jammu, Srinagar airports would grow unhindered in the future.

Jammu airport recently achieved a milestone by recording the highest ever footfall at 1.54 lakh passengers in the month of March on 1346 flights.

Similarly, more than 5,85,653 tourists have visited the Kashmir valley between January to 27th April this year, which is 5 times more than the last year’s figure of 1.26 lakh during the same period. (GNS)

Choose a plan as per your location

Latest News

House, school damaged in Anantnag blaze

A house and a school were damaged in a mid night blaze in Siligam area of South Kashmir Anantnag...

More Articles Like This