Flight functions resume at Srinagar airport

Flight functions resumed at the Srinagar airport on Sunday, a working day following they were suspended in the wake of snowfall in the Kashmir valley, officers explained.

PTI

Published ON JAN 24, 2021 01:27 PM IST

Flight operations resumed at the Srinagar airport on Sunday, a day immediately after they ended up suspended in the wake of snowfall in the Kashmir valley, officials said.

Flight functions could not take place at the Srinagar airport on Saturday thanks to lousy weather conditions and all flights to and fro the airport have been cancelled.

Having said that, as the climate was dry on Sunday morning and the visibility improved, the flight operations ended up resumed.

“Air traffic has resumed at the airport even though there are some delays,” an formal of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) explained.

He explained the flight functions resumed immediately after the runway was cleared and the visibility improved.

The runway was not offered for flight operations on Saturday owing to the accumulation of snow immediately after the valley obtained the 3rd snowfall of the month.

This story has been published from a wire company feed without the need of modifications to the text.

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