Jet diverts 2 flights as snow shuts down Heathrow

Two London-bound Jet Airways flights were diverted to Brussels following the closure of Heathrow Airport due to heavy snow.

Updated: Dec 19, 2010, 21:41 PM IST

Mumbai: Two London-bound Jet Airways flights were diverted to Brussels following the closure of Heathrow Airport due to heavy snow, a spokesman of the Indian private carrier said on Sunday.

"Flights 9W 122 from Delhi and 9W 118 from Mumbai of December 18, have been diverted to Brussels because of the closure of London Heathrow airport," the spokesperson said in a statement issued here, adding, passengers are being ferried to London by other modes of transport.
Additionally, Jet Airways is planning to operate additional flights from London to India for those stranded and normal operations are expected to resume by tomorrow afternoon, it said.
An additional Airbus-330 service will be operated from Mumbai to London Heathrow on December 21, it added.

PTI