‘Decision to stop landing flights from Leh baby of Govt’
Srinagar, Mar 18: Airport authorities at Srinagar have refuted the reports that it didn’t allow a flight from Leh to land at Srinagar Airport on Wednesday.
Director Srinagar Airport, Santosh Dhoke told KNT that AI 448 flight from Leh to Srinagar has infact landed at Srinagar Airport on Wednesday. He said that no flight has been diverted.
The Director added that staffers present at Airport associated with Health, Municipality and other agencies are capable enough to screen the passengers and recommend quarantine for those who are infected with virus.
He said that it is the baby of the government to decide whether flights from Leh are allowed at Srinagar Airport or not.
An official said that a decision in this regard will be taken soon but as of now, flight from Leh has landed at Srinagar Airport.
Pertinently, 8 cases of Coronavirus have surface in Ladakh region so for while on Wednesday morning it was also confirmed that a solider from Indian Army has been tested positive in Ladakh.