Mangaluru, June 05, 2015: Five flights had to be diverted and one flight cancelled due to poor visibility owing to the heavy rains that lashed the city on June 4, Thursday. The diverted flights however returned to the airport by 8.15 pm.
Air India Express Flights from Muscat and Dubai scheduled to land at Mangaluru Airport at 2 pm and 5.30 pm respectively and a Jet Airways flight from Abu Dhabi were diverted to Kozhikode. Similarly, a Spice Jet Flight from Mumbai and an Air India Express flight from Doha scheduled to land at 5.25 pm and 7.30 pm respectively were diverted to Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, Spice Jet cancelled its Bengaluru-Mangaluru flight on Thursday evening.