Srinagar is an important tourism and industrial hub and it is only time that Kashmir is connected to the rest of the world with direct international flights. Srinagar will soon see more inbound and outbound international flights. International flights between Srinagar and Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are ready to commence very soon.
Srinagar To Sharjah Flights Will Commence Soon
As Jammu and Kashmir set foot into the international aviation map, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has given a green signal for the launching of the first commercial flight services between the two destinations of India and UAE respectively. This, will be a historical step in J&K’s economic growth and development as Kashmir becomes more accessible to foreign tourists.
Srinagar to get new swanky airport terminal. Project cost in tune of ₹1500 crores. This includes extension of runway.
International flights like resume from Srinagar soon. Srinagar 🇮🇳 – Sharjah 🇦🇪 flight on cards.
— InfraStory (@marinebharat) September 27, 2021
The Government Is Investing ₹1500 Crore To Improve The Infrastructure At Srinagar Airport
Keeping in mind the heavy volume of business between traders from Sirigar and Sharjah, the Middle Eastern city was chosen as the first destination. According to reports, the immigration infrastructure is already in place looking at the demand for business-related travel between the two cities. Sharjah will also serve as a convenient transit point to reach Dubai and Abu Dhabi respectively.
We will try to operate international flights from Srinagar to Sharjah so that international passengers can directly travel to Jammu & Kashmir: Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia in Srinagar pic.twitter.com/KcnZ6cwedL
— ANI (@ANI) September 25, 2021
As international travel resumes at Srinagar airport, the terminal at the Srinagar airport is all set to be expanded from 25000 sq m to 63000 sq m. The government will invest ₹1500 crore at the Srinagar airport.