An Airbus A380 of the airline Emirates was diverted Friday morning January 31 to Roland Garros Airport, the sister island, due to heavy rains falling on Plaisance. The aircraft is currently parked at the airport Roland Garros having communicated the information to the websites of La Réunion.
In Mauritius, the Department of Civil Aviation which falls under the responsibility of the Office of the Prime Minister refuses to give any information on this decision. " We can not give you that kind of detail on the phone. You must write a letter to the director , "said an officer at least two journalists express .
According to the Reunion information website Zinfos974.com , the commander of the flight EK 701 was diverted because the plane was "minimum fuel" and had to ask first. It should be full at Roland Garros before returning to Dubai, via Mauritius, 1am.
A Plaisance airport, explains that the device 's Emirates should go to Mauritius at 12h35