[Update] Europe battered by strong winds due to storm Fionn

Fionn, the second storm of 2018 is currently hitting Europe, The Netherlands and Amsterdam Schiphol are highly affected by the storm. Currently 260 flights have been cancelled at the Dutch airport. This mainly affects flights to and from European destinations. The airport is expecting delays for departing flights of up to 30 minutes and the flight schedule will be disrupted for the rest of the day.

Update 10:55 (UTC+1): Czech Airlines OK616 (PRG-AMS, Airbus A319), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, KL682 (YVR-AMS, Airbus A330), KL1596 (FCO-AMS, Boeing 737), KL724 (HAV-AMS, Airbus A330) and KL1684 (BIO-AMS, Embraer 190) are currently diverting to Brussels Airport.

Weird flight pattern due to strong winds, this Ryanair flight from Malaga to Eindhoven is diverting to Brussels South Charleroi.

Eurocontrol informs on weather delays at the following airports: London City, Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Birmingham, Amsterdam. And snow at Oslo.

Some missed approaches at Brussels Airport have been reported.

Flightradar24 is picking up holding patterns around Amsterdam Airport, current METAR is reporting 37 knots winds with gusts up to 51 knots.

Bart Noëth: Bart has been working in the Belgian aviation industry since 1996. He is also a voluntary firefighter. If he is not in the air or fighting fires, he is spending his time with his rugrats, family and friends. He loves to travel, wines and dines and supports his favourite football squad KV Mechelen. He is an Ironman 70.3 finisher and dreams of completing a full distance.
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