New Delhi: Singapore and Goa flights that were scheduled to land in Bengaluru on Sunday morning were diverted to Chennai due to dense fog. Nearly 50 flights scheduled between 6 am and 9 am have also been delayed.
Several major airlines including SpiceJet, Jet Airways and IndiGo have issued travel advisories to passengers asking them to check their flight status before heading for the airport.
#6ETravelAdvisory : Due to poor visibility at #Bengaluru airport, flight departures and arrivals are affected. Do check your flight status before you leave for the airport. For flight status, visit https://t.co/Mj1tYZIvoE 1/2— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) January 6, 2019
#WeatherUpdate 06th Jan'19 - Due to expected low visibility at Delhi (DEL), Patna (PAT), Bengaluru (BLR) and Varanasi (VNS). All departures/arrivals and their consequential flights might get affected. The passengers <1/2>— SpiceJet (@flyspicejet) January 5, 2019
#9Wupdate Due to poor visibility (Fog) in Bengaluru, arrival & departure delays up to 1 hour are expected at Bengaluru airport. For real-time flight status: https://t.co/aT3wpZexyr pic.twitter.com/GXozr8rMAq— Jet Airways (@jetairways) January 6, 2019
Two days ago, flyers at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport faced a tough time as nearly 200 flights were delayed due to inclement weather. BJP leader Ram Madhav was among the affected passengers.