All flights to Abu Dhabi International Airport were diverted Thursday morning following what was described as “a technical failure of the runway landing systems.” The malfunction occurred during a period of heavy fog. Worst affected was Abu Dhabi national carrier Etihad Airways, which had 37 inbound flights diverted to several other airports in the region, including Manama in Bahrain and Dammam in eastern Saudi Arabia. It was also forced to cancel 16 flights as the disruption ...

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