Dhaka airport flights resume

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 12:00, Jan 15,2020


Flight operations at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport resumed on Wednesday morning after seven-hour suspension.

Flights on domestic and international routes had remained suspended since 3:00am. Beni Madhab Biswas, deputy director of Dhaka airport, told the news agency that the flights resumed around 10:00am after visibility improved.

Thick fog often disrupts operations at the country’s airports during winter.

Between 3:00am and 10:00am, three international flights, including a cargo plane, were diverted to Kolkata while there was no flight operation on the domestic route.

In the morning, a US-Bangla flight left for Kuala Lumpur after the fog lifted.

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