Flydubai suspends all flights departing from Dubai due to bad weather

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Flydubai said on Tuesday it temporally suspended all of its flights departing from Dubai until Wednesday morning due to bad weather, the UAE state news agency WAM reported.

“All flydubai flights scheduled for departure from Dubai this evening (16 April) have been canceled effective immediately until 10:00 (local time) on 17 April. During this period, passengers who do not have Dubai as their final destination will not be accepted for travel,” a flyDubai spokesperson was quoted as saying.

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Dubai International Airport had been temporarily diverting arriving flights on Tuesday evening until weather conditions improve, while keeping the departures operational.

The website for Dubai airport, one of the world’s busiest, shows dozens of flights on April 16 delayed or canceled, with affected destinations including India, Pakistan, Saudi and the United Kingdom.