Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Fog affects flight services at Chennai airport

Chennai: Four flights, including two international flights, were diverted and nine arrivals and more than 20 departures were delayed due to poor visibility caused by fog at Chennai airport on Tuesday.
Flights which were scheduled between 5.30am and 8am were affected.
Sources said an IndiGo flight from Singapore was diverted to Hyderabad while an Oman Air flight from Muscat, a GoAir flight from Mumbai and a flight from Pune were diverted to Bengaluru after visibility dipped to 100 metre.

Fog delayed morning departures from Chennai. Flights scheduled at 6am could depart only after 8am.
A Chennai-Kochi flight was delayed by three hours while flights to Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Guwahati, Dubai, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore and Kolkata were delayed by two hours.
12/12/17 V Ayyappan/Times of India