Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (EP)
Mangaluru, Jul 5: Two flights that arrived from Dubai and Dammam on Tuesday July 5 morning and scheduled to land at Mangaluru International Airport had to be diverted to Bengaluru due to heavy rain in the coast. Both the flights landed in Bengaluru and took off for Mangaluru later.
The flight from Dubai was scheduled to land in Mangaluru at 4.40 am, but was diverted to Bengaluru and landed in Mangaluru only at 8.49 am.
The flight from Dammam was scheduled to land in Mangaluru at 5.05 am. However, it was diverted to Bengaluru and could land in Mangaluru only at 3.35 pm.
The Bahrain-Kannur-Mangaluru plane will also be delayed, said sources. It will land in Mangaluru airport at 11.40 pm instead of the scheduled time of 7.10 pm. The Mangaluru to Dubai flight was also delayed. The flight that should have taken off at 6.45 am could take off only at 4.30 pm on Tuesday.