Saturday, May 04, 2019

Cyclone Fani Impact: 79 Flights Cancelled In Northeast States

Guwahati: A total of 79 flights were cancelled at different airports in the northeast region due to bad weather, triggered by cyclonic storm Fani, an Airport Authority of India official said on Saturday.
"The devastating effects of cyclone Fani has disrupted flight operations at northeastern regional airports. However, all the airports in NER are operational but due to bad weather conditions at other stations/airports, the connecting flights have been cancelled by the airlines. All the airports in NER are open for normal operations," AAI official Mohan Kumar said.

He said that a total of 59 flights had been cancelled at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here including inbound and out-bound flights of Indigo, Spice Jet, Air India, Alliance Air and GoAir.

Eight flights were cancelled at Maharaja Bir Birbikram Manikya Airport at Agartala which includes an Indigo airlines flight, two flights each were cancelled at Assam's Lilabari and Dibrugarh airports and two at Dimapur in Nagaland.

Another six flights were cancelled at Imphal airport, he said.
04/05/19 IANS/NDTV
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