Turkish Airlines cancels 246 flights due to forecasted snow in Istanbul
CİHAN photoTurkish Airlines (THY) announced on Jan. 17 that it had canceled a total of 246 of its domestic and international flights over forecasted snowfall in Istanbul on Jan. 18.
“Our flights on the chart have been canceled due to forecasted meteorological events and heavy snowfall in Istanbul’s Atatürk and Sabiha Gökçen airports. We urge our passengers to get informed and get updates about their flights by checking our website or calling out call center,” the carrier said in a statement on its website.
THY had also canceled some 95 flights over strong Lodos winds in Istanbul on Jan. 16.
“Due to storm-strength ‘Lodos’ winds, flights on Jan. 16 and 17 have been canceled to reduce potential capacity,” it said.