Five flights diverted due to poor visibility at Kochi

Fog and poor visibility disrupted schedules of at least 5 itnerantional flights, which was to arrive here from the gulf this morning, following which they were diverted to other airports.

Last Updated: Dec 09, 2010, 13:03 PM IST

Kochi: Fog and poor visibility disrupted schedules of at least 5 itnerantional flights, which was to arrive here from the gulf this morning, following which they were diverted to other airports.
Air India flights-- Mumbai-Kochi-Kozhikode-Riyad, and Air Arabia flight from Sharjah, which was to reach here early Thursday were diverted to kozhikode. Later one of the
flights returned to Kochi.
Emirates Fight scheduled to reach here at 3.20 am from Dubai was diverted to Thiruvanantahpuram and later returned to Kochi at 7.20 am, airport sources said.

Etihad Airlines Flight from Abu Dhabi, scheduled to reach here 3.25 am, was diverted to the state capital, while Gulf Air flight from Bahrain was diverted to Chennai. It later
arrived here and will be returning to Bahrain late in the evening.

PTI