Monday 25 January 2021

Thick fog blankets Dubai
Image: instagram/@aefotograph

Dubai flights delayed by dense fog

DUBAI, December 5, 2016

A number of flights were delayed at Dubai International Airport early Monday morning as thick fog blanketed the emirate, obstructing vision and disrupting operations, said senior aviation officials.

Flights into and out of Dubai were affected with some getting held up for nearly an hour, they stated.

According to Dubai Airports, it was working with airlines, air traffic control and control authorities to minimise customer inconvenience.

Arriving flights from Saudi Arabia, China, Nepal, Bahrain and Qatar were experiencing delays. Departing flights bound for Doha, Mauritius and Durban were likewise moved to about an hour to three hours later, Dubai Airports said in its tweet.

Meanwhile, Met Department officials has warned that foggy conditions will continue over the next two days.- TradeArabia News Service

Tags: Dubai | Flights | airport | Delay | fog |

More Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Stories

calendarCalendar of Events