Kolkata, Dec 15: Heavy fog over the city affected has delayed all flights taking off from Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose airport as well as those scheduled to land there. The early morning fog has reduced visibility to under 100 metres and as a precaution to avert disasters, the authorities have rescheduled the landings of several flights. However, an Allianz Air flight, CD 7705, bound for Silchar with 30 passengers on board, took off at 5.40 am from Kolkata, but was later diverted to Bhubaneswar.
Fog delays 15 flights at Delhi airport. Rail services are also hit here.
The list of affected flights is:
- 5.40 am Sinchar IC7007 Cancelled
- 5.35 am Port Blair IC287 Rescheduled for 7.20
- 6.50 am Hyderabad IT434 Rescheduled 12.00 noon
- 7.00 am Delhi IC263 Delayed
- 6.20 am Guwahati IT4569 Delayed
- 6:25 am Mumbai 9W202 Delayed Rescheduled for 8 am
- 6:50 am Ranchi IT4573 Delayed
- 6:40 am Delhi IT600 Delayed
Flight diverted on Monday, Dec 15 night due to fog:
- 8.40 pm IT 2552 Delhi
- 8:55 Nagpur S26752
- 9:50 Delhi IT605
- 10.00 pm Patna IT 4580
- 10:15 pm Mumbai F2705
- 10:40 pm Delhi 9W914
- 10:45 pm Hyderabad IT433
- 11.00 pm Mumbai 6C323 Cancelled.
OneIndia News (With input from Agencies)