Passenger Air Courier services to Kargil from Dec 26
Srinagar, Dec 17: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday convened a meeting with Civil Administration, Police and Aviation authorities to review the necessary arrangements for operationalisation of AN-32 Air Courier services for Kargil. The AN-32 Passenger Air Courier services on Jammu-Kargil will start on December 26 and Srinagar-Kargil route on December 27, 2018. On Jammu-Kargil air route the flight will be on every Monday and Wednesday, while for Srinagar-Kargil route the flights will operate every Tuesday and Thursday on to &fro basis during the current winter season. Facilities including the deployment of Liaison officers, Registration Counters in Jammu and Srinagar airports, frisking, medical team, ground services, fire tenders, and transportation to airport besides other prerequisites were also discussed threadbare. The Divisional Commissioner directed the concerned authorities to work in tandem and maintain close coordination for smooth operation of the courier service and submit all details regarding the arrangements to the Divisional Commissioner’s office by December 24, 2018. He directed for all necessary steps to be taken to provide better services to the passengers so that people can travel conveniently during this winter season. Director Airport Authority of India, Deputy Director Health Services, SSP Anti-Hijacking Srinagar Airport, Assistant Commissioner (central) with Div Com, Commandant CRPF Srinagar Airport, Station Manager Air India, Assistant Commissioner and other concerned officers were present at the meeting. Additional Commissioner Jammu, State Coordinator, Deputy Commissioners of Kargil and Leh participated in the meeting through video conferencing.