The RIA Novosti news agency reports that the Moscow-London flight passengers detained because of snowfalls in Paris and Brussels are refusing to return to Russia and are going to wait for the opening of British airports.
Aeroflot company offers to Russia to return to Russia. So the company representatives report that Aeroflot will temporarily transport people to Moscow, after which he promises to provide them with tickets to London for free. Nevertheless, most passengers refuse to return, hoping that in the near future they will be able to directly fly to the UK.
At the same time, a representative of the Paris Airport Department told RIA Novosti that the fact that on the nineteenth of December the air service with London would be restored is very unlikely.
Thus, the passengers of many international flights were in a hopeless position were forced to spend the night in Parisian and Brussels airports. Hundreds of people had to sleep on mattresses spread out on the floor. Thus, it is reported that over the past day several hundred passengers who were not worthy of their flight, among whom were many elderly people, pregnant women and women with young children, have been gained at the airports. Over the whole day of expectations, people were given one sandwich and a phantom or a bottle of Pepsi on a jar. Air France, a representative of the Air France, said that people who have stuck at airports will not provide a hotel, since there are no guarantees of payment by Aeroflot by.
According to the “The Guardian” data, at the moment, more than a thousand flights have been canceled in the countries of Northern and Central Europe. In addition, it is reported that ground transport communication is also very difficult. The roads are covered with ice and snow, which led to the formation of multi -kilometer traffic jams.