AirAsia flights: Two flights to Sibu were diverted to Bintulu airport due to fog. Both are safe.

Four MAS flights and one AirAsia flight which were scheduled to land at the Kuching International Airport were experiencing delays due to bad weather. – Bernama

AirAsia flights to Sibu diverted due to thick fog

Bernama     Sep 5th, 2015 10:23 pm     Sep 5th, 2015 10:27 pm

AirAsia flights to Sibu diverted due to thick fog |

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Two AirAsia flights which were scheduled to land at the Sibu Airport have been diverted to Bintulu Aiport due to limited visibility caused by thick fog today.

Sibu Airport manager Zainuddin Abu Nasir said that the affected flights were AK6462 flight from Kuching, which was scheduled to land at 7.55 am, while AK5876 flight from Kuala Lumpur was scheduled to arrive at 9.55 am.

Both aircrafts later arrived safely in Sibu at 10.20 am and 10.48 am respectively when visibility improved, he said when contacted by Bernama in Kuching.

Star

Saturday September 5, 2015 MYT 11:37:50 PM

Two AirAsia flights to Sibu diverted due to thick fog

KUCHING: Two AirAsia flights scheduled to land at the Sibu Airport Saturday were diverted to Bintulu Aiport due to limited visibility caused by thick fog.

Sibu Airport manager Zainuddin Abu Nasir said that the affected flights were AK6462 flight from Kuching, which was scheduled to land at 7.55am, while AK5876 flight from Kuala Lumpur was scheduled to arrive at 9.55am.

Both aircraft later arrived safely in Sibu at 10.20am and 10.48am respectively when visibility improved, he said.

He added a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight from Kota Kinabalu which was scheduled to arrive in Sibu at 9.10am, had to circle in the air and only landed about half an hour later.

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