News Alerts

07 Jan 2020 | 08:56 AM UTC

Turkey: Flight disruptions reported at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) January 7

Turkey News Alert

Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) suspends flight operations following runway closure January 7; residual flight disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/7/2020, 1:00 AM until 1/8/2020, 12:59 AM (Europe/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Turkey, Istanbul

Event

Authorities at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) have suspended all flight operations until 11:20 (local time) on Tuesday, January 7, following a security incident earlier that day. According to airport management, a plane skidded off the runway due to inclement weather at around 09:40, prompting the evacuation of 164 passengers and the runway's closure

Residual flight disruptions are to be expected in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals flying via SAW are advised to monitor developments, prepare for residual flight disruptions, and contact their airline for more information.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news