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Etihad Airways: Abu Dhabi airport closed due to fog

Fifteen inbound flights to Abu Dhabi had been diverted to other, nearby airports

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Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways said severe fog had closed Abu Dhabi International Airport on Monday morning.

Fifteen inbound flights to Abu Dhabi had been diverted to other, nearby airports such as Dubai World Central, Sharjah and Al Ain, as well as to Muscat and Bahrain, Etihad said in a statement.

Other inbound flights had been delayed and departures from Abu Dhabi will be affected, the statement said. It did not say how long the airport would remain closed.