Two low-cost carriers Flydubai and Bahrain-based Gulf Air collided head-on with one another on a taxiway at Dubai Worldwide Airport early Thursday morning, though officers didn’t report any accidents.
Fly Dubai mentioned one among its Boeing 737-800s sure for Kyrgyzstan was hit by a “minor incident” and was pressured to return to the stand, with passengers taking a later flight, which departed six hours later.
“Fly Dubai will examine the incident along with officers.” The airline mentioned the collision broken a part of the wing of the plane.
Gulf Air mentioned one among its planes was “hit on the tail by one other airline.” Gulf Air didn’t determine the plane concerned, however mentioned it was working to “reconnect all passengers to their remaining locations.” Gulf Air is touchdown at Manama Worldwide Airport from Dubai Worldwide Airport to Manama Worldwide Airport.
Dubai Worldwide Airport, the world’s busiest airport for worldwide journey earlier than the coronavirus epidemic, mentioned the collision pressured it to shut one among its two runways for 2 hours. He mentioned the closure didn’t have an effect on operations.