Flights delayed in Astana airport due to severe frosts
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 17 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Some flights have been delayed in the airport of Astana due to severe frosts, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to Kazakh national carrier Air Astana.
"Severe 40 degree frosts and absence of hangar in the airport of Astana cause delays in the flight schedules," Air Astana said.
According to the airlines, the engineers have to work in difficult conditions, with breaks to get warm due to absence of hangar in the airport.
According to the company, one flight has been canceled and two flights have been delayed today due to severe frosts.
On December 15, some10 flights have been delayed in the airport of Astana.
Severe frosts at 30 degrees and colder have been continuing in Kazakh Astana for a week. According to weather forecasters, warming is expected in the middle of the week.