Air travel disruptions

The fire brigade of Airport Security Services (SSA) rides snowplows removing snow on the runway during at the Geneva Airport, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Geneva's airport has been closed "until further notice" after the Swiss city was blanketed by snowfall overnight. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:37 am
GENEVA (AP) — Exceptional snow and wind forced airports to close Thursday in Scotland, Switzerland and France and stranded several hundred drivers in their cars as a Siberian cold snap stretched across Europe. Geneva's airport closed after the Swiss city was hit with 13 centimeters (about five...
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In this aerial image taken Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the Santa Maria della Salute Basilica (Saint Mary of Health) on the Grand Canal in Venice, northern Italy, is covered by a blanket of snow as freezing weather from a Siberian cold snap persists in large part of the country. (Lumina Film Bauer Palace via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:34 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Officials say Geneva's airport has reopened after teams scrambled to de-ice planes, tarmacs and other facilities that had led to a several-hour shutdown following sudden snowfall overnight. The officials...
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In this aerial image taken Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the Santa Maria della Salute Basilica (Saint Mary of Health) on the Grand Canal in Venice, northern Italy, is covered by a blanket of snow as freezing weather from a Siberian cold snap persists in large part of the country. (Lumina Film Bauer Palace via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:11 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Macedonia's government has urged employers to exempt pregnant women and people aged over 60 from work for a day due to the freezing conditions. The lowest temperature in Macedonia on Thursday was minus 18...
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The fire brigade of Airport Security Services (SSA) rides snowplows removing snow on the runway during at the Geneva Airport, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Geneva's airport has been closed "until further notice" after the Swiss city was blanketed by snowfall overnight. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 6:19 am
GENEVA (AP) — Exceptional snow and wind forced airports to close Thursday in Scotland, Switzerland and France and stranded several hundred drivers in their cars as a Siberian cold snap stretched across Europe. Geneva's airport closed after the Swiss city was hit with 13 centimeters (about five...
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Pedestrian walk in the gardens of the Champs Elysees after overnight snowfalls, in Paris, France, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Snow blanketed Paris and the surrounding region, and authorities urged Paris commuters to leave their cars at home because of dangerous conditions. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2018 - 5:55 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Braving an Arctic blast sweeping across Europe, about two dozen officials from the Paris region have spent a frigid night outdoors to call attention to the plight of the homeless. Snow began falling before...
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Icicles hang on a branch on the shore of Lake Alpnachersee in Alpnach, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. An extreme Siberian cold snap sweeping across Europe is claiming lives in Poland and Romania, but also dusted the ancient ruins of Pompeii with snow Tuesday and prompted Amsterdam authorities to prepare the city's iconic canals for ice-skaters. (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 2:53 am
GENEVA (AP) — Geneva's airport has been closed "until further notice" after the Swiss city was blanketed by snowfall overnight. The airport's website says passengers should stay away for the time being and recommends they check with their airlines to see if their flights are still scheduled for...
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Stationary traffic stands on the M20 near Ashford, Kent, southeast England following overnight snowfall which has caused disruption across Britain. Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. Roads across Britain have already seen a good covering snow, with police forces reporting treacherous driving conditions and blocked routes. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 8:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on frigid weather in Europe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Heavy snow in parts of Britain is causing disruptions to road, rail and air travel and has forced hundreds of schools across the country to close. Snow and ice warnings were in place Tuesday in eastern Britain. Met...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 12:02 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 6 p.m. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was uninjured after his car skidded off the road in a snow storm and smashed into railing north of Stockholm. Lofven was on his way to the town of Uppsala around 70...
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Air France employees demonstrate outside the French airline headquarters in Roissy, north of Paris, Thursday, Feb.22, 2018. Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate for 24 hours during a strike over pay. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
February 22, 2018 - 6:34 am
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of angry Air France staff are demonstrating at the French airlines' headquarters in northern Paris amid a strike over pay that has grounded flights. Air France said that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate Thursday and encouraged customers with...
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