Thursday, January 03, 2019

Delhi airport fog alert: Flights delayed, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Vistara, SpiceJet issue guidelines

New Delhi: Almost all flights outbound from the Delhi airport are likely to face delays following the low visibility due to heavy fog. According to en ET report, the departures from Delhi airport were stranded for about 2 hours between 7:30 am and 9:30 am today, January 03, 2019, however, the departures resumed after 9:30 am. The daily operations at Delhi airport might be affected today due to the morning interruption in the departures.
About 100 flight departures were still on hold up until 10:38 am while there was a slight obstruction in arrivals as visibility was sufficient for flights to land, the newspaper reported. Though, there were eight diversions today due to pilot’s non-compliant in low visibility landing procedures, the newspaper report added. Several airlines have separately issued guidelines and advisories including IndiGo, Jet Airways, Vistara and SpiceJet.