Operations at Dubai airports continue to be significantly disrupted

Dubai Airports has said operations continue to be significantly disrupted at Dubai International (DXB) due to heavy rain and flooding.  

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In a statement Dubai Airports said: “There is major flooding on access roads around Dubai leading to the airport and current weather forecasts indicate that the unsettled weather will continue to cause delays and disruption into the early hours of Wednesday (17th April). Response teams have been activated and we are working closely with airlines and other service partners to restore normal operations at the earliest and minimise inconvenience to our customers.

Dubai International (DXB) is advising passengers not to come to the airport, unless absolutely necessary. Flights continue to be delayed and diverted. Please contact your airline for the latest information on your flight status.”