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Dust Storm causes Flight Delays in Sydney

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Sydney is experiencing a severe dust storm today (Wednesday, 23 September) which is impacting the majority of both international and domestic flight arrivals and departures.

There are severe delays to all flights, and all international flight arrivals have been diverted to Brisbane or Melbourne this morning.

It is expected that there will be severe ongoing delays to both international and domestic services throughout the day.

Domestic and International Services

While domestic services have now recommenced, there will continue to be severe delays to all outbound domestic flights from Sydney Airport.

Passengers should continue to travel to the airport, for their scheduled flights (to or from Sydney), but to expect severe delays to their travel.

Airlines are encouraging any passengers with non-essential travel arrangements, to reconsider their travel plans for the day.

Qantas passengers wishing to cancel their flights today (domestic only) will be offered a refund or the opportunity to change their booking without penalty.

Passengers should contact their local airline office for the latest information regarding any flights that may concern them.

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