Dense fog at Delhi airport affects over 450 flights


Dense fog in several parts of Delhi disrupted operations of 450 flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, an airport official said. Flight operations were hit between 5.30am and 1pm.

“Around 97 per cent of these 450 flights were either departing or arriving beyond their scheduled time due to dense fog that remained till around 10.20am. Rest were either diverted or cancelled,” the official said.

Departures were largely put on hold between 5.30am and 10.20am. Arrivals were happening only intermittently between 6am and 7.20am, another official said.

Five flights were diverted between 5.30am and 10.20am from the airport. One of the flights was coming from Singapore and it was diverted to Kolkata, he said. Read More

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