Sgr Airport world’ second airport for good passenger services


Srinagar: The Srinagar International Airport has been declared world’s second best airport for providing good services to the passengers.

R N Shinde, Director Airports Authority of India at Srinagar, said that a surveuy recorded Srinagar International Airport to be 4.77 out of five thus leading to the second in the world airports. 

“So, we are second in providing good services to our valued passengers in the group of two million passengers handled per year. So, it is really an excellent performance shown by AII,” Shinde said.

“This has been achieved with the coordination , cooperation, excellent efforts and sincerity by all my colleagues, section in charges and security personnel. This is a team work and I feel proud of it,” he said.

On night operation of the airport, the director said that the infrastructure at the airport is ready for the operations and Indian Air Force has already cleared it for night operations up to 10 in the night. 

“Now, it is for those airlines which are interested to commence the operations, to take a call. The only thing that they have to obtain is a clearance from the DGCA. Once the clearance form DGCA is there, night operations from this airport will be started,” he said.

He said that the airport will be expanded by an additional capacity of 33,000 square kilometer.

“We will be having a common user domestic terminal to handle the domestic cargo in better manner,” he said. (KNS

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