Early flights cancelled Thursday morning after snow shuts down Nice airport

Photo: Instagram mbinitials
Photo: Instagram mbinitials

UPDATE: Early morning flights were grounded still Thursday morning. As of 8 am, arrivals are expected to land from 8:45 am.

Departures are a mix of cancellations, delays and boarding. Flights to London airports are cancelled, but service to Paris is operating (flights are boarding).

The snowfall predicted by Météo-France came late in the afternoon Wednesday, February 28, but by 6 pm, departures at Nice-Côte d’Azur airport were either delayed or cancelled.

As of 7 pm, all flights were grounded, although some arrivals did land after 9 pm.

The airport stated on Wednesday: “Air traffic may be disrupted due to bad weather conditions (snow) tonight and tomorrow, on Thursday, March 1.”

The airport advises passengers to check traffic conditions and flight status in real time on their website: Arrivals and Departures.

For further information, passengers should call their airline directly or contact the airport’s Call Centre at 0820 423 333 (€0.12/minute).

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Article first published February 28, 2018. Homepage photo: Instagram aeroportnice


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