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Fog hits flight operations in Bengaluru

Passengers looking to fly out of the Kempegowda International Airport were in for a surprise on Saturday as all early morning flights into and from KIAL were delayed due to fog. Close to 100 flights saw delays and cancellations according to Airport authorities.

Operations at the airport were stalled between 4:30 am and 8:00 am as fights could not land or depart due to low visibility. Flights resumed after 8 in the morning and were normal during the day, but hundreds of passengers were stranded at the airport.

A total of 36 arrivals were affected and 70 flights did not take off. These included four international flights operated by Lufthansa, Emirates, Quatar airways and British Airways, officials said.

Food and other basic facilities were provided to the passegers by the aiport authorities.


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