Fog still delaying flights at Christchurch Airport
Fog still delaying flights at Christchurch
Christchurch Airport remains open, however thick
fog continues to disrupt flights.
Staff are making
regular visibility checks, but cannot predict when airlines
will be able to resume flights.
The only arrival this
morning was at 5am.
The most recent departures were
10.05am (domestic) and 9.50am (international).
terminal is busy with delayed travellers, many still doing
business by phone and email.
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