Wednesday, 23 May 2018 08:25 GMT

Flights delayed as dense fog takes over UAE

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) disrupted flights at major airports in the United Arab Emirate.

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) reported early morning fog over Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport, Sharjah and other parts of the country.

- ?????? ?????? ??????? (@NCMS_media) Many flights arriving and departing from are experiencing delays . The reason seems to be the thick fog in the country.

Emirates a took to Twitter to notify their passengers about the delay.

Severe fog in Dubai is causing disruption to some Emirates flights. Check your flight status for the latest information:

- Emirates airline (@emirates)
At Abu Dhabi Airport, many overnight and early morning flights got affected with many landing and departing late.

However, national carrier Etihad functioned normally.

"No flight disruptions or delays apart from one flight (EY281 from Kochi) diverting to Muscat due to low visibility at Abu Dhabi. The aircraft is currently refuelling and will depart Muscat for Abu Dhabi shortly," the carrier said in a statement.

Educational institutions in the capital have rescheduled their timings for past few days.

"Not just us but most of the schools have changed their timings. This is for the safety of students," Abu Dhabi Indian School principal Neeraj Bhargava said. also listed few delays and cancellations from Dubai international airport on Thursday morning.


Flights delayed as dense fog takes over UAE

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