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divert

i. An expression used in air traffic control meaning, “Proceed to alternate airfield or carrier as specified.”
ii. To change the target, mission, or destination of an airborne flight.
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The traffic coming from Keamari will be diverted to Sherry Jinnah Colony.
He said: "The plane had to be diverted as it was experiencing turbulence at 500ft.
Southwest Air says Flight 1271 was diverted to Sky Harbor International Airport after flight attendants relayed customer observations of unusual behavior of two passengers.
The group of 24 people were marched off the plane by police after the jet was diverted to Toulouse, France, on Saturday night.
Flight TK-34A from Houston, Texas, to Istanbul was diverted after a piece of paper with "bomb" written on it was discovered in the toilet, the BBC reported citing a spokesman for Turkeyas flag carrier.
Parts of Teesside received a rare visit from one of the country's longest passenger trains, the Caledonian Sleeper, last weekend, as closures to the East Coast mainline diverted services.
Hermes Airports spokesman Adamos Aspris confirmed that "an aircraft on a transatlantic flight was diverted and landed at Paphos Airport as a precaution", CNA said.
Yesterday the Daily Post reported that ambulances had to be diverted away from the Wrexham Maelor Hospital on Tuesday for two and a half hours due to an influx of patients at A&E.
Officials said 13 incoming flights diverted to neighbouring airports due to poor visibility in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
A spokesman for Liverpool JLA said there was an operational procedure in place for neighbouring airports to receive diverted planes in the event of a security or any other kind of incident.
To facilitate the flow of traffic, some bus routes will be diverted between 2pm and 6pm on the first day of the event.