Thunderstorms cause Beijing flight diversions
Published on Apr 20, 2012
Thunderstorms over Beijing on Thursday morning caused several inbound fl ights to be diverted to the port city of Qingdao. Xinhua reported a spokesperson for Qingdao’s Liuting Airport as saying that by 8am yesterday, at least nine Beijing-bound fl ights had diverted to Qingdao, aff ecting approximately 1,100 passengers. The fl ights were from Osaka, Tokyo, Shanghai, Haikou, Sanya, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Taizhou and Chongqing, the airport said.
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