Srinagar Airport Gets Its First Foreign Airline Service

Posted on:20 Feb 2017 09:46:39
Srinagar Airport Gets Its First Foreign Airline Service
20 February 2017 Current Affairs: AirAsia became the first foreign airline to begin its operations from Srinagar international airport in Jammu and Kashmir on February 19, 2017.

Srinagar has The Sheikh-ul-Alam International Airport since last five years, but noforeign airlines had yet operated services from there.

The flight operation by AirAsia is expected to give a boost to tourism in the valley.

The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti waved the flag to clear the landing for the AirAsia flight at Srinagar airport in presence of Tourism department officials and top management of AirAsia India operations.

A Malaysian low-cost airline, AirAsia will operate one flight daily between Delhi and Srinagar initially.

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