12 flights disrupted at Muscat International Airport
April 25, 2019 | 4:08 PM
by Times News Service
The main runway of the Muscat Airport was closed for today afternoon after an incident took place.

Muscat: 12 flights at Muscat International Airport were disrupted after an incident occurred this afternoon, which led to the closure of the runway.

Reports say Iranian flight Qeshm Air suffered multiple tyre bursts on landing at 0800GST (0400UTC) today. The airport was closed to traffic until the aircraft was removed from the runway.

Oman Airports officials said that operations at Muscat International Airport have returned back to normal after the incident that occurred this afternoon.

“We would like to draw the attention of passengers to and from Muscat International Airport today, April 25, 2019, to the fact that the Muscat International Airport’s operations have returned back to normal after an incident occurred this afternoon.

“The concerned team in Oman Airports along with the concerned parties of our stakeholders has dealt with the airplane incident, which landed safely and led to a complete closure of the runway. The usual procedures for similar conditions were taken to ensure the safety of passengers and crew,” the statement by Oman Airports read.

The statement also mentioned that 12 flights at the Muscat International Airport were affected because of the incident.

“We would also like to point out that there was limited disruption during this incident with a total of 12 flights being affected,” officials added.

This news was shared by Oman Airports via their official Twitter account.

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