Possibility of continuous air service to Kargil by this year end: Min

The government Saturday said that there was a possibility of a round the year civil air service to the Kargil region in the state by the end of current year.

Minister for CA&PD and Transport Qamar Ali Akhoon along with the Committee, set up to conduct survey of Airport to ensure round the year air connectivity, visited Kargil and made on the spot inspection, an official said.

Talking to our Correspondent, Qamar said that this is the fourth meeting in this regard and the three member committee will present a detailed report of their findings to the Union Civil Aviation Ministry.

He said that there is a possibility of operating civil air service from Kargil by the ending of this year if all goes as planned.

The team also conducted a meeting with the LAJDC and discussed about the flow of passenger in case of operation of Air Service, Cargo Service and flow of tourists and other business points.

The committee was assured for adequate flow of passengers in case of operation of civil air service and the company who starts operation will be in great profit, the official said.