Dubai-India travel: Emirates cancels Chennai flights due to heavy rains

'Customers with the final destination Chennai will not be accepted for travel'



By Web Desk

Published: Wed 10 Nov 2021, 8:58 AM

Last updated: Thu 11 Nov 2021, 4:24 PM

Emirates flights to and from Chennai have been cancelled due to expected heavy rainfall from November 10 to 12, the Dubai-based airline announced on Thursday.

In a statement issued today, the airline said that the following flights were cancelled:

>EK542: Dubai‑Chennai on Nov 10

>EK543: Chennai‑Dubai on Nov 11

>>EK544: Dubai‑Chennai on Nov 11

>EK545: Chennai‑Dubai on Nov 11

>EK542: Dubai‑Chennai on Nov 11

>EK543: Chennai-Dubai on Nov 12

>EK544: Dubai‑Chennai on Nov 12

>EK545: Chennai‑Dubai on Nov 12

'Customers with the final destination Chennai will not be accepted for travel during this period from any point on the Emirates network,' the statement added.

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Affected customers should contact their booking agents for rebooking options.

Taking to Twitter, AAI Chennai Airport also issued an advisory, noting that flight arrivals had been suspended till Thursday evening.

"Due to severe rains and heavy cross winds, arrivals at AAI Chennai Airport will remain suspended from 1315 hrs to 1800 hrs, today. Departures will continue. The decision has been taken considering the safety aspect of passengers and severity of wind," it said.

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