Centre declares Srinagar airport as 'Major Airport'

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 06, 2021 6:17 pm -- Updated:November 06, 2021 6:25 pm
The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation on Saturday declared the Srinagar International Airport as a "Major Airport".

The gazette notification issued by the Ministry read, "In exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-Section (i) of Section 2 of the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008 (No.27 of 2008), the Central Government hereby declares the airport at Srinagar as Major Airport."

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Notably, on October 23, Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated international flight operations at the Srinagar airport.

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Shah inaugurated the first direct international flight between Srinagar and Sharjah and United Arab Emirates (UAE) there.

-PTC News 

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