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Turkish Airlines cancels flights after heavy storm warning

In response to heavy rain and storm warnings issued for Istanbul, Turkish Airlines have cancelled a total of 84 flights both international and domestic.

Turkish Airlines cancels flights after storm warning.
Turkish Airlines cancels flights after storm warning. Image by dxme / CC BY-SA 2.0

The airline announced, via its website, that several flights would be cancelled over the course of 6 and 7 January and that the flights had been cancelled ‘in line with an expected capacity reduction’ due to adverse weather conditions. Only recently the airline has had to cancel 529 flights over three days as Istanbul was struck with heavy snow. Read more: hurriyetdailynews.com