Air India Cancels 4 Flights To Dubai After Heavy Rain Floods Airport

An Air India spokesperson said that AI 905 Chennai-Dubai flight landed in Dubai but took nearly five hours to reach the parking bay.

Air India Cancels 4 Flights To Dubai After Heavy Rain Floods Airport

Air India cancelled four flights to Dubai. (Reuters)

Dubai:

Air India said on Saturday that it had cancelled four Dubai-bound flights because water-logging at the destined airport after heavy rain, according to a carrier spokesperson.

Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said that AI 905 Chennai-Dubai flight landed in Dubai but took nearly five hours to reach the parking bay.

"AI 937 Calicut-Dubai was not even able to land so it was diverted to Al-Makhtoum (UAE) airport and now it is AOG (aircraft on ground) there," Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said in a statement.

"Among the flights that stand cancelled are AI 995/996 - Delhi-Dubai-Delhi, AI 983/984 - BOM-Dubai-BOM, AI 951/952 - Hyderabad-BOM-Hyderabad and AI 905/906 - Chennai-Dubai-Chennai," he added. 

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