Hyderabad, Jan. 31 -- Currently, many strange incidents related to air travel are making the news. Ever since people started travelling again, all kinds of absurd things have been happening aboard airplanes. Here is such an incident added to the list of strange news, local media reported.

Passengers on an Emirates flight bound for Auckland, New Zealand that left Dubai on Friday morning ended up landing at the same airport it took off from just over 13 hours later.

Flight EK448 departed Dubai International Airport at around 10.30 am on Friday, but was forced to turn back about halfway through its 8,824-mile journey due to the closure of Auckland Airport due to flooding.

The flight tracking website FlightRadar24 revealed that the pilot t...