28 September 2015
The airport had previously been closed since 7am today by the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) and airport authorities due to the thick haze, said KIA’s senior manager, Mohd Nadzim Hashim.
“As of 11am today, three flights have departed from the airport as visibility had improved to 2,000 metres, compared to 300 metres at 7am today,” he told Bernama.
Based on today’s schedule, the airport will be catering for 124 flight arrivals and departures.
However, Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB), through its Twitter account, advised passengers travelling from KIA to contact their respective airlines for the latest flight information.
In IPOH, the Sultan Azlah Shah Airport (LTSAS) resumed all operations, without any delay since this morning.
Malaysia Airports Sdn Bhd’s Operating Officer Tengku Mahmud Tengku Zainal said: “Passengers may contact their respective airlines for the latest flight schedules, or visit our website for more information.”
In SUBANG, the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport was also operating as usual, without any cancellation or delay of flights.
According to a spokesman, there has been no change in the schedule for domestic or international flights.
Meanwhile, seven flights involving Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB), Air Asia and Malindo Air from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) were affected by the haze.
At KLIA, two MAB flights bound for Kuching and Kuantan were forced to return. At klia2, three Air Asia flights to Pontianak, Pekanbaru, and Palembang, and two Malindo Air flights to Penang and Singpore were cancelled, MAHB sources said. — Bernama
Original Source: themalaymailonline.com
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