Passengers stranded at China airport

July 26th, 2010 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Thousands of passengers have been stranded at Chinese airport as heavy rainstorms caused cancellation and delay of several international flights in the last two days.
According to Xinhua, 9,000 passengers were waiting at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport in southwestern Sichuan province, where 11 flights were cancelled and almost 100 flights delayed Sunday.

Saturday, more than 200 flights were delayed and about 20 flights were cancelled, causing inconvenience to over 10,000 passengers.

The airport authorities said some flights would have to be postponed to Monday.

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