At least 28 flights have been disrupted over the past week at airports on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, due to thick haze from uncontrolled forest fires. Both Pekanbaru and Medan flight schedules were disrupted as visibility dropped to as little as 700 meters in the thick smoke, which made conditions too dangerous for landing. Some flights from Aceh to Medan were diverted to Kuala Lumpur, and regional flights within Sumatra were also canceled. Other regional airports at Pinangsori and ...

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