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Snow forecasts prompt THY to cancel Istanbul flights for Wednesday

Snow forecasts prompt THY to cancel Istanbul flights for Wednesday

December 13
12:53 2016

Turkish Airlines (THY) announced today that it had cancelled at least 20 scheduled domestic and international flights due to bad weather conditions, Anadolu Agency has reported.

THY announced that it had cancelled 16 domestic flights and four international flights planned for 14th December, asking its passengers to monitor the latest updates on official websites or call centres before their flights.

Istanbul Atatürk International Airport has prepared for bad weather conditions, with the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI) announcing that 5 percent of the flights scheduled between 3:00 p.m. on 13th December and 6:00 a.m. on 14th December would be cancelled.

Passengers are advised to monitor their flights on airlines’ official websites.

The Met. Office has said it expects snowfall to start in Istanbul later on today and continue sporadically throughout Wednesday.

Hurriyet

 

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