After Pulwama terror attack, special attention is being maintained at Pantnagar Airport. Airport officials have also now banned visitors. An intensive search for vehicles coming to the airport is also being taken. Security arrangements have also been done in three phases.
Air services are run from Pantnagar Airport to Dehradun, Delhi, and Pithoragarh, but due to technical difficulties in the Air Heritage plane, the service for Pithoragarh is closed till March 10. Considering the Pulwama terror attack and subsequent tension, the visitors have been barred indefinitely on arrival.
Along with this, security checks are being conducted in three phases of the passengers. Airport director SK Singh said that due to the issue of alert on the airport, the visitors have been banned indefinitely on arrival. After the orders of the high officials, the ban will be lifted.
From Naini Saini, the regular flight will start: Pant
Finance Minister Prakash Pant said that the 20-seater aircraft will fly very soon from Naini Saini airstrip. The state government is making serious efforts for this. Finance Minister Pant arrived in Pithoragarh for the inauguration of Saras Bazaar on Monday, said that the service of nine-seater aircraft operated by Heritage Aviation was stopped for technical reasons at this time. Has been investigated by the DGCA. DGCA has to decide on this. Heritage Aviation has been asked to operate the 20-seater ship. Under the Flying Plan, serious efforts are being made to get the benefits of air services to the marginalized people.