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Flight operations resume at Shahjalal airport after 7hr

  • Published at 10:57 am January 16th, 2020
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File photo of the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airporrt, Dhaka Dhaka Tribune

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

Flight operations at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport have resumed after seven hours of suspension because of dense fog.

Beni Madhab Biswas, deputy director of Dhaka airport said flight operations resumed around 9:51am. A US-Bangla flight bound for China’s Guangzhou took off at that time on Thursday, reports UNB.

Earlier, flight operations at Dhaka airport remained suspended since 3am

The airport authorities were forced to divert two flights – one of them to Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport.

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