Jammu airport is all set to start night operations of commercial flights from today, July 23, and the first flight destined for Delhi will be operated by Go Air. The 160 seater plane will take off from the airport at 8 pm on Friday.
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh confirmed the same on Twitter on Sunday. He wrote, “News that should bring Cheer to all. After our constant persuasion for the last 5 years, it has been decided to operate a late evening Air Flight between JAMMU and DELHI, most likely from Friday, 23rd July. Go Air has agreed for it. Thanks PM Narendra Modi ji, you have always been generous to J&K.”
Jammu’s Divisional Commissioner Dr Raghav Langer on July 11 had reviewed the preparations of night flights at Jammu airport.