Zurich, Geneva and Geneva airports stop takeoffs/landings. This forces incoming flights into a reroute.
Switzerland closed its airspace for safety reasons early on Wednesday after a glitch in the country’s air traffic control system.
“This airspace closure is in effect until further notice,”Skyguide, an air traffic control agency, stated that they were working on fixing the problem. “technical malfunction.”
The move has paralyzed the country’s major airports in Zurich and Geneva, which have stopped all landings and takeoffs.
Zurich Airport stated that passengers are allowed in and that check-ins continue. However, boarding was suspended.
Skyguide spokeswoman said that planes bound for Switzerland must be diverted to international airports.
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Flightradar24 reports that Swiss aircraft from Johannesburg and Dubai have had to land in Milan already.
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