Friday, January 03, 2020

Unusual Fog At Chennai Airport Leads To Flight Delays

Chennai: Several domestic and international flights were delayed at the busy Chennai airport this morning due to poor visibility caused by unexpected fog.
"Due to adverse weather conditions/poor visibility, flights are diverted/ delayed. The inconvenience caused to passengers is sincerely regretted. Passengers are requested to check with concerned airline (s) for further updates," Chennai airport shared on its official Twitter handle.
The flight diversion took place on Spice Jet, Go Air, Air India, Air Asia, Emirates, Vistara and Indigo. The airlines also updated the passengers about the flight delays and also apologised to the disgruntled passengers.
"Due to bad weather (poor visibility) in Chennai, flight UK-821 (Mumbai-Chennai) has been diverted to Bangalore and is expected to arrive Bangalore at 8:45 hrs," Vistara Airlines posted on Twitter.
SpiceJet also updated the passengers about the delay due to bad weather.
"Due to bad weather at Chennai (MAA), all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights might get affected," SpiceJet communicated to its passengers.
Blogger Pradeeep John, who is famously called the "Tamil Nadu weatherman", wrote on his Facebook post that today's fog in the city was not due to pollution.
03/01/20 J Sam Daniel Stalin/NDTV
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