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Air services on Chennai-Dubai route cancelled following crash landing of Emirates flight in UAE

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Chennai: Air services on the Chennai-Dubai sector were yet to be restored as three airlines have cancelled their flights on Thursday, following the crash landing of an Emirates flight in Dubai, airport authorities said.

"Two flights, each belonging to Jet Airways and Indigo, in Chennai-Dubai route were cancelled this morning," they said.

This image made from video shows smoke rising after an Emirates flight crash landed at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday. AP

This image made from video shows smoke rising after an Emirates flight crash landed at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday. AP

Similarly, budget air carrier SpiceJet said all its flights have been cancelled in this route.

"Apologies for inconvenience. All flights to and from Dubai stand cancelled for today," the airliner, said in a micro-blogging site.

Three hundred people, mostly Indians had a narrow escape, as an Emirates flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai Wednesday crash landed and exploded on the run way in Dubai, shutting down one of the world's busiest airports.

First Published On : Aug 4, 2016 12:51 IST

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