25. 1. 2007 - ČSA resumes operations after the airport reopens, almost 100 flights were cancelled due to heavy snow fall

Prague, 25 January 2007

Czech Airlines (ČSA) has resumed its operations this morning after the airport reopened. First ČSA airplane took off at 10:05 a.m. to Braunschweig in Germany. ČSA airplanes are gradually returning from airports abroad, e.g. Madrid, Dublin or Krakow. Yesterday and today ČSA had to cancel almost 100 flights.

Prague Airport stopped all operations due to heavy snow fall at 3:35 a.m. on Wednesday and gradually kept postponing its reopening until 9:00 a.m. today. The airport remained closed for almost 30 hours and ČSA had to cancel 90 flights on Wednesday and another eight this morning. Early morning flights bound for Prague from abroad have been delayed by up to four hours. Morning flights scheduled before 9:00 a.m. are delayed by up to three hours.

For more information on departures passengers can call the ČSA Call Centre toll free at 800 310 310. International callers can use the following number: +420 239 007 007.
Information regarding individual flights can also be found online at www.czechairlines.com in Online departures and arrivals section. ČSA offers its passengers from cancelled flights free of charge rebooking for later departures or refund of their tickets.

Daniela Hupáková
ČSA Spokesperson