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Srinagar Airport launches e-carts for seamless passenger drop-off at entry gate

SRINAGAR: Authorities at Srinagar International Airport have decided to introduce drop and go facility for the convenience of passengers and to avoid delays at the entry gate.

According to a statement the passengers can leave their vehicles at the drop gate of the airport and they will then directly put their baggage on x-ray and after screening can board e-carts stationed at drop gate.

The statement read that the passengers can also avail paid porter service if they wish so.

"These comfortable, eco-friendly, battery operated e-carts will take the passengers to the terminal building with their baggage. This facility is complimentary and we are not charging our esteemed passengers any fees for using this service," it added.

It read that at the terminal building the passengers may proceed to the check-in counters for check-in process.

"With the introduction of this facility 40% to 50% of passengers will use this service and delays at the Drop Gate will reduce to that extent. This facility can also be used by arriving passengers.

The passengers coming to Srinagar can board these e-carts from the arrival exit and ride till the drop date. At drop gate they can board their vehicles and go home."

As per the statement the facility is being introduced on experimental basis with 4 state of art, environment friendly e-carts.

"If we will receive good response, then we will further increase the number of carts. We invite our passengers to use this facility to maximum extent and make it a grand success," it added.


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