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Snow and slippery conditions: More than 500 flights canceled at Frankfurt Airport

Snow and slippery conditions: More than 500 flights canceled at Frankfurt Airport

In the Frankfurt Airport Many flights will be canceled Wednesday due to snow warnings and slippery conditions. As the Fraport spokeswoman announced in the morning, 570 flights out of 1,047 previously planned flights have already been cancelled.

It is still unclear whether more will be added, because we first want to wait and see how the weather develops.

What is recommended for affected passengers at Frankfurt Airport?

Passengers are advised to find out about their flights from airlines in advance and not come to the airport if they are cancelled.

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The AUA itself wanted to travel to Munich and Frankfurt as scheduled on Wednesday – from Tuesday at 5pm. However, changes to the weather in Germany cannot be ruled out, a spokesman said in response to an APA request.

Meteorologists warn of a severe risk of black ice forming in Germany

The first rains began in western Germany on Wednesday. The German Meteorological Service (DWD) has warned of a very high risk of black ice forming due to freezing rain in a strip from Trier to Frankfurt am Main.

In the Affected areas in Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse And Baden-Württemberg The risk of slipping is very high.

“Substantial danger to life and limb due to freezing rain with heavy ice formation and widespread ice breaking,” the warning message said. Staying outdoors and traveling should be avoided at all costs.

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Meteorologists warned of a severe risk of black ice forming in the southwest and widespread black ice spreading in the southern half on Wednesday. They expected heavy snow to fall in western and central Germany.

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