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Evening flights at Srinagar airport to remain suspended on Fridays, weekends in Feb, Mar

Srinagar Airport. [File Photo]

Srinagar: In wake of the Polymer Modified Emulsion work on the entire runway, the authorities at Srinagar airport here have decided to suspend the evening flights for three days a week during the months of February and March.

“We are commencing the Polymer Modified Emulsion work on the entire runway during the months of February and March. This is necessary to strengthen the runway for the operation of flight and also to control the wear and tear,” Director, Airport Authority of India (AAI), Srinagar Airport, Kuldeep Singh said.

He said the work is planned on all Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in the months of February and March. “We will ensure that the flight disruption is reduced to a minimum by working only from 5 pm to 6 am during the night time. The runway will be available and the flights will be operated from 6 am to 5 pm,” he said.

Director Srinagar Airport further stated that the affected flights scheduled to operate after 5 pm on the last three days of the week have been pre-phoned to operate before 5 pm every day.

“The information has already been given to all affected passengers by the respective airlines. Passengers of the affected flights are requested to confirm the revised departure times if they have booked their flights during this period,” Singh said.


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