Yandex.Schedule: more than 30 flights were canceled and delayed at Moscow airports
more than 30 flights were delayed and canceled due to adverse weather conditions. Mass delays are reported by Yandex.Schedule, an online service for tracking departures.
It is specified that, according to information at 11:00 Moscow time, seven flights were delayed at Domodedovo airport and five more flights were canceled, at Sheremetyevo nine flights were delayed, three were canceled, eight more flights were delayed to Vnukovo. There is no data on any disruption to the schedule in Zhukovsky.
On Tuesday, December 7, Moscow was predicted to have the heaviest snowfall in post-war history. According to the leading employee of the Phobos weather center, Yevgeny Tishkovets, the amount of precipitation that will fall may repeat the 1949 record or exceed it.
Earlier in December, about 70 flights were canceled and delayed at Moscow airports due to snow and icy roads. Thus, eight flights to Vnukovo were delayed and four more flights were canceled, 12 flights were delayed at Sheremetyevo, 23 were canceled, and 21 more flights were delayed at Domodedovo.