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Europe: Inclement weather causes flight delays August 9

Inclement weather causes flight delays across much of continental Europe August 9; confirm flight reservations

09 Aug 02:12 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 8/9/2018, 12:00 AM until 8/9/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Münster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO), Marseille, London Gatwick Airport (LGW), Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS), Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE), Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST), Santorini (Thira) International Airport (JTR), Mykonos International Airport

Event

Inclement weather has caused moderate to severe flight delays at major airports in continental Europe and the UK on Thursday, August 9, particularly in Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, and Turkey. Among the airports most acutely affected by delays - due to weather and other factors - are Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Münster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO), Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE), Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IST), Santorini (Thira) International Airport (JTR), and Mykonos Airport (JMK).

Lingering air transportation delays are expected in the coming hours at these and other major regional airports.

Advice

Individuals planning on traveling via the abovementioned airports are advised to monitor developments to the situation, confirm flight reservations, and contact their airline for more information.

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