ABU DHABI 13 August 2019: Etihad Airways flight EY833 from Hong Kong International Airport to Abu Dhabi International Airport has been delayed to Tuesday at 17:00 (local time) due to the cancellation of all departing flights on Monday, 12th August, by the airport authorities, the Etihad Airways spokesperson said.
“We regret any inconvenience caused by this extended delay. The safety of our guests and crew is Etihad Airways’ highest priority. For further information, please call the Etihad Airways Contact Centre on +971 600 555666, or check the status of your flight on our website at etihad.com, or through our mobile app. Our Hong Kong office can also be contacted on +852 30 713 221 Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm.”
The Abu Dhabi airline stated that flight EY833 from Hong Kong to Abu Dhabi International had been “significantly delayed” due to the cancellation of flights out of Hong Kong. Etihad also apologised for any inconvenience caused by the extended delay, said Wam.
Hong Kong airport cancels all flights for Monday
HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon, as anti-government protesters peacefully demonstrated at the airport for a fourth day.
“Other than departure flights that have completed the check- in process and the arrival flights already heading to Hong Kong, all other flights have been cancelled for the rest of today,” the authority said in a statement, according to Reuters.
Traffic on roads to the airport was very congested and car park spaces were full, the authority said.