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Snowfall starts again, AAI to call on flight operations to and fro Srinagar Airport at 4 p.m.

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SRINAGAR: Hours after it announced the resumption of flight operations from Srinagar Airport, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) Saturday said that a call on the operation of flights to and fro Srinagar international airport would be taken at 4 p.m,

“Unfortunately the snowfall has started again and the visibility has also dropped. We will take a call at 4 pm. Kindly bear with us,” AAI said in a tweet.

The tweet followed one tweeted nearly an hour ago when AAI, announcing that the “weather is clear now. we have also cleared the snow from the runway and the apron. We will soon start the operations at the Airport.”

A number of flights to and fro the Srinagar airport were cancelled and others delayed as continued snowfall reduced the visibility at the airport. On Friday, 31 flights operated to and fro the airport before a sudden change in weather led to the cancellation of six others.

On Thursday, 35 flights operated while 6 others were cancelled. 42 flights were cancelled on Tuesday while many as 37 could not operate on Wednesday. (GNS)


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