On day 119 of resumption of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 25 domestic flights with 3,407 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports.
A total of 1324 passengers aboard 11 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 14 domestic flights with about 2083 passengers aboard landed at Srinagar Airport today.
Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 1,026 domestic flights with 93,856 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 1,662 domestic flights with 2,29,623 passengers since 25th of May till date.
Till date the government has brought back about 3806 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 and transported to their destinations 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.
Govt evacuates 470324 stranded JK residents
Jammu, Sep 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,70,324 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 151 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,35,930 passengers while about 3,34,394 persons from other states and UTs including 934 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 3549 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 19 to September 20 mornings while 1054 passengers have reached today in the 130th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 130 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 120,234 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.