Hong Kong is currently being hit by a tropical cyclone. Operations are a mess now. Flights have had to divert and many flights are cancelled. The whole city is not up to speed.
Here are the diversions and irregular operations because of the Typhoon:
QF030 Diverted to SIN
QF029 Diverted to BKK
CX873 from SFO is in TPE.
CX288 from FRA is in TPE.
CX889 from YVR went to XMN. Now in HKG
CX252 from LHR is in TPE.
CX260 from CDG went to XMN. Now in HKG
CX270 from AMS is in TPE.
CX748 from JNB is in CAN.
AF184 from CDG is in CAN.
CI601 from TPE is in KHH.
KA111 from DAC diverted.
AE821 from TPE tried twice and diverted back to KHH.
KA439 went around.
KA489 diverted back to TPE.
MU5027 diverted back to WNZ
CZ311 diverted without trying.
CX085 gone around twice. Diverting to TPE.
UA862 went around..holding.
SQ001, aborted approach, holding.
KA8311 from PUS g/a. Diverting to KHH
BR851 went around. Diverting to KHH
3K691 went around. landed.
KA873 went around. Went around again after a -35kt microburst alert. Diverted to XMN.
CI641 went around after a "Microburst alert. Minus 40kts" Landed safely.
KE603 went around THREE times Diverted to CAN
MP093 went around. Diverted to TPE
CX317 went around. Diverted to MNL
KA813 went around twice. Diverted to XMN
MU5017 went around. Diverted to CAN
OZ721 went around. Landed
CI 654 went around twice.
KA921 went around
CX692 went around. Diverted to MNL
SQ860 went around. Diverted to TPE
CI605 went around. Diverted to TPE
CZ341 went around. Diverted to CAN
CI801 went around. Diverted to KHH
CX250 went around. Diverted to TPE
JL731 went around TWICE
CX282 went around. Diverted to TPE
CX097 went around. Diverted to KHH
CA111 went around
CA185 went around
TG629 went around
KE6311 went around
CX720 went around
CX906 went around
CX091 went around
MU593 went around
CX076 went around
CX718 went around TWICE. Diverted to MNL.
CX403 went around
CX503 Diverted TPE
LY075 went around TWICE
5J110 went around TWICE diverting back to MNL
K4718 went around
UA862A went around
MU577 went around
5X168 went around
N8142 went around
PR306 went around
CX708. Diverted to Clark
CX417. Diverted to Clark
CX736. Diverted to MNL
CX412. Diverted to MNL
CX501. Diverted to CEB
CX110. Diverted to MNL
CX134. Diverted to MNL
CX256. Diverted to MNL
CX254. Diverted to BKK
CX102. Diverted to SIN
CX170. Diverted to SIN
CX108. Diverted to SIN
UL422, did not try....was diverting to Manila but could not contact ATC there, so came back to HKG frequency and said they will divert to BKK instead!!.....but then HKG told them to try again. They came back with nojoy, and then HKG ATC passed them a message from Manila..so they diverted there.
BA27, start to divert to manila and was then told by HKG ATC that Manila refuses them and expect to divert to RPLC. He asked what that was and was told by Philippine Airlines it was Clark airport....formerly clark air force base and now clark International Airport. He then spoke to company and was told that they had permission for MNL...then off to MNL ATC he went...so not sure where he is now!
VI249 went around. Now landed
QR812 went around. Diverted to CAN and told to expect to park on the taxiway.
Az9060 went around. After being told their only alternate, Guangzhou is full, ATC said "Are you declaring an emergency?". They replied "If we have to, then yes". Now they are diverting to Guangzhou.
EK384 went around. Diverted to BKK
5X004 diverted to CRK
LH8408 went around. Now landed.
LH8460 went around for the 3rd time this evening!!! ... not sure how many he did this morning!!! Diverting now.
[Edited 2006-08-03 20:01:20]
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