SRINAGAR, OCT 23, 2021
GO FIRST on Saturday achieved a milestone in Jammu & Kashmir by becoming the first airline to start direct international connection and direct international cargo operations from Srinagar, thus strengthening its expanding international network.
Operated by an Airbus A320neo, the maiden GO FIRST flight G8 1595 departed Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport in Srinagar at 6 PM and arrived in Sharjah at 9 PM. GO FIRST will operate four flights every week between Srinagar and Sharjah.
The inaugural flight was flagged off by Union Home Minister Amit Shah from the Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport.
The introduction of direct flight to Sharjah will boost trade and tourism between Srinagar and the UAE. The UAE and Srinagar are popular as holiday destinations, and GO FIRST flights will meet the demand for convenient travel options.
As an early bird offer passengers can book flights to Sharjah at just Rs 5000.