Haze: All Kuching-Pontianak flights cancelled


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  • Sunday, 27 Sep 2015

KUCHING: All flights involving the Kuching-Pontianak and Pontianak-Kuching sector have been cancelled until further notice.

"All flights to and from Pontianak have been cancelled until further notice.

There are no passengers stranded from the sector here since early notice was given," said Kuching International Airport (KIA) general manager Mohd Nadzim Hashim.

He said four flights that were scheduled to depart and arrive here (KIA) were delayed due to the haze Sunday morning as visibility was reduced to just 800m.

He said the delayed flights were Kuching-Kuala Lumpur, Kuching-Sibu, Kuala Lumpur-Kuching and Sibu-Kuching.

"The delay involved 333 passengers," he told said when contacted.

Mohd Nadzim said flight MH2542 from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching with 65 passengers on board was diverted to Sibu, due to the worsening haze condition in Kuching. – Bernama
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