FLIGHTS TO NAKHCHIVAN STOPPED DUE TO BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS

Trend News Agency
Jan 7 2008
Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, /corr. TrendCapital S. Aliyev/ There are no flights
operating in and out of the airport in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
of Azerbaijan due to bad weather conditions, a source stated at AZAL
on 7 January.

According to a representative, there are only six flights to Nakhchivan
per day. The 8.00am flight scheduled to the Autonomous Republic was
postponed. According to the schedule, the second flight is at 12am,
but it will probably be postponed too, the same source stated.

Flights to Nakhchivan will be re-established only after weather
conditions stabilize in Nakhchivan.

Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is situated in blockade as a result
of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The only
communication route to NAR is possible by air.