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One Emirates flight to Paris cancelled

Etihad says operations normal, no cancellations on routes

  • By Zaher Bitar Senior Reporter
  • Published: 18:57 January 20, 2013
  • Gulf News

Dubai: UAE’s flights arriving and departing Europe have been affected following bad weather across the continent Europe.

Emirates airlines has cancelled one flight to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, but Etihad Airlines said that all operations are normal. “There will no cancellation or even delays to any of Etihad Airline’s trip to or from Abu Dhabi airport,” an Etihad spokesperson said.

On the other hand, Emirates Spokes person said in a statement, “Emirates is closely monitoring the weather situation in the United Kingdom and Europe and the impact it will have over the next 24 hours. Both London Heathrow and Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris have issued compulsory capacity restrictions.” As a result, Emirates flight EK29/30 (Dubai/ London Heathrow/ Dubai) on 20 January has been re-routed to London Gatwick, and flight EK71/72 (Dubai/ Paris / Dubai) on 20 January has been cancelled. Passengers are being put on later flights.

The latest flight information is available at www.emirates.com which is updated every 5 minutes.

Emirates said it apologises for the inconvenience, however the safety of the passengers and crew is of the highest priority and will not be compromised.

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