Court gives six months for Srinagar airport to get landing lights in place

Court gives six months for Srinagar airport to get landing lights in place

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday directed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to complete the entire project related to the installation of a Simple Approach Lightning System (SALS) at the Srinagar International Airport within six months. The court was informed by advocate Anil Bhan, representing the AAI, that the SALS installation […]

HC directs relocation of brick kilns in Budgam to clear airport runway

HC directs relocation of brick kilns in Budgam to clear airport runway

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed that brick kilns coming in the line of airport runway may operate till November 1 and close down thereafter due to its impact on the air quality that leads to cancellation of flights. The state counsel informed the court that already notices have been issued […]

51 brick kilns around Srinagar Airport asked to close down

BUDGAM: In adhering the court direction regarding relocation of brick kilns around Srinagar Airport to improve visibility, Deputy Commissioner Budgam in exercise of the powers vested under him in terms of Section 26 of J&K Brick Kiln (Regulation) Act 2010 has ordered the closure of 51 brick kilns – 34 from them are in Tehsil […]

Technical snag forces AI flight to return to Srinagar

Technical snag forces AI flight to return to Srinagar

Srinagar: An Air India flight from Srinagar was forced to return to the airport here on Saturday after developing a technical snag mid-air. Former chief minister Omar Abdullah was also onboard the flight. The Air India flight from Srinagar to Jammu had to return to Srinagar airport after developing a technical snag, officials at the […]

Srinagar Airport holds soft skill training prog for staff

SRINAGAR: Airports Authority of India, Srinagar Airport had organised a training program on ‘Soft Skill and Grooming’ from August 21 to 23 for the benefit of Airport Staff at Srinagar airport. The training was given by Institute of Hotel Management, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Rajbagh, Srinagar. Addressing participants, Airport Director Shard Kumar focused […]

Passengers left stranded as GoAir prepones flight without notice

Passengers left stranded as GoAir prepones flight without notice

Srinagar: Several passengers were left stranded at Srinagar International Airport by GoAir airlines after their management preponed a scheduled flight by over an hour in the evening on Monday. As per the passenger who couldn’t board the flight, the airlines didn’t inform them and were shocked after they were told that the flight had taken […]

HC for installation of ‘most modern’ landing system at Srinagar airport

HC for installation of ‘most modern’ landing system at Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Airport Authority of India and Indian Air Force to explain whether it requires additional land for installation of “most modern” instrument of landing system (ILS) at Srinagar ‘International’ Airport, a military-cum-civil airfield. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durez Ahmad […]

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