Fog disrupts flights at Hyderabad airport

Thick fog over Hyderabad early today, hit operations at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad.

The meteorological department attributed the thick fog to a “rare phenomenon” in Hyderabad.

Mr. A. Viswanath, chief commercial officer of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), which operates the airport, said, 19 departing flights and 10 arriving flights were delayed. An additional 6 scheduled flights were diverted to alternate airports, and Paramount Airways canceled its flight into and out of Hyderabad.

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A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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