Dubai-based Emirates airline has dropped flights to India’s Mumbai because of cyclonic tempest Tauktae.
Flights were dropped on May 16 and 17, with more set to be dropped tomorrow, May 18, also.
The influenced flights are:
* EK 500 from Dubai (DXB) to Mumbai (BOM) on 16 May
* EK 500 from Dubai (DXB) to Mumbai (BOM) on 17 May
* EK 501 from Mumbai (BOM) to Dubai (DXB) on 17 May
* EK504 from Dubai (DXB) to Mumbai (BOM) on 17 May
* EK505 from Mumbai (BOM) to Dubai (DXB) on 17 May
* EK501 from Mumbai (BOM) to Dubai (DXB) on 18 May
“Clients holding ticket with Mumbai as a last objective won’t be acknowledged for movement at their starting place,” Emirates said on its site.
Influenced clients are encouraged to contact their booking agent or Emirates client support for rebooking choices.
The airline said it is checking the circumstance intently, and would “give clients however much notification as could reasonably be expected if there are any further changes to our tasks”.
Cyclone Tauktae has murdered in any event 16 individuals and left a path of annihilation as it brushed past the coastal states of Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra, the specialists said. It was set to make landfall in Gujarat late on Monday.