Thursday, February 02, 2017

Poor visibility leads to flight cancellations at Bagdogra

Low cost airline Indigo today cancelled all its flights to and from Bagdogra Airport citing poor visibility and inclement weather.
A senior official at the airport said, “The current visibility is 1200m whereas the required visibility for landing is 2100m. Airlines will be forced to divert or cancel flights to and from Bagdogra today due to poor visibility.”
Indigo operates four flights from Bagdogra, to Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati.
A Jet Airways and a Vistara flight have been trying to land since the last 45 minutes, said the official.
01/02/17 Prashant Acharya/The Echo Of India