Delhi: 9 flights diverted due to fog, low visibility at IGI airport

As many as nine flights of various airlines were diverted on Friday due to low visibility and fog that engulfed the Delhi airport for about two hours in the morning, an official said.

Delhi airport is CAT IIIB compliant, where flights can land in visibility as low as 50 metre. However, the diversions on Friday were on account of non-compliant aircraft and flights crew, low-fuel and ATC congestion, the Delhi airport official said.

All the diversions took place between 8.30 am and 10 am, the official said, adding after that the visibility improved. As per the DGCA norms, Read More

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