Flights diverted to Mombasa after fog paralyzes JKIA

Poor visibility caused by heavy fog. Flights in JKIA have been interrupted following a heavy fog. Others diverted to Mombasa. PHOTO COURTESY

Mombasa,KENYA:Several flights have been diverted to Moi International Airport in Mombasa and other airports around the country after a heavy fog disrupted operations at JKIA on Thursday morning.

Passengers who were to travel from the country through JKIA also had to wait till the fog clears before take-off.

Kenya Airways, on their twitter handle, said that they had diverted their flights to other airports following the fog which affected visibility.

They further apologized to the passengers for any inconvenience caused.

cording to the airline some of the affected flights include:

KQ117 AMS-NBO revised ETA 1040h

KQ117 AMS-NBO revised ETA 0940h

KQ275 MRU-NBO revised ETA 1100h

KQ260 TNR-NBO revised ETA 1055h

KQ311 DXB-NBO revised ETA 0930h

Additional reporting by Michael Mbugua