Air Astana flights from Moscow delayed or cancelled due to bad weather

ASTANA. December 27. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ For the second day the largest airport of Moscow Sheremetyevo has to delay flights of Air Astana Company to Almaty and Astana cities due to bad weather conditions. The airport has not enough anti-icing fluid for the treatment of the aircrafts of all air operators.

"Over 60 flights of various companies have been cancelled because Sheremetyevo International Airport JSC is not able to conduct anti-icing operations", a press release reads.

According to the national air operator, on December 26 Air Astana had to cancel flights from Almaty to Moscow and from Moscow to Almaty. Several flights by the routes Astana-Moscow-Astana and Almaty-Moscow-Almaty on December 26-27, 2010 were delayed.

The passengers of the cancelled flights are recommended to contact their tourist agents or to call the centers of reservation and information in order to change the days of flights or return their tickets.

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