All flights cancelled for fourth day in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Nov 29 (UNI) The air links between the Kashmir valley and the rest of the world remained cut off on the fourth consecutive day today after heavy fog and zero visibility at the Srinagar airport forced cancellation of all incoming and outgoing flights, including two of Indian carrying Haj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

Airport sources told UNI no flight could either land or take off from the Srinagar airport, which was enveloped by heavy fog cover with visibility level going down to zero since morning.

Indian had to operate two flights today to carry Jammu and Kashmir Haj pilgrims to Jeddah.

Giving details, they said the heavy fog forced cancellation of all the flights of Jet Airways, Indian, SpiceJet, GoAir, Kingfisher, Jetlite and Deccan. Some of the airlines operate two flights a day.

With the cancellation of flights, several tourists have been left stranded here while many opted for land route to reach Jammu.


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