20 hours delayed flight “Aeroflot” took off from Israel

The plane of airline “Aeroflot” after a 20 hour delay at the airport of tel Aviv flew to Moscow. This was reported on the website of the carrier.

“Of the JSC “Aeroflot” informs that on SU505 from tel Aviv Yafo to Moscow took off from the airport of a name Ben-Gurion at 20:55 Moscow time. Estimated time of landing at the airport Sheremetyevo – 00.45 Moscow time”, — stated in the message.

Initially the aircraft with 265 passengers had to fly to Moscow at 01:05 in the night of Saturday. However, the flight to Moscow was postponed to 19:00 GMT. The airline explained by the fact that some passengers decided to abandon the flight, in connection with than had to be removed from the aircraft all baggage. The remaining passengers were forced to register again for the sake of observance of security measures.

As has told “RIA Novosti” the passenger of the flight, the flight was again delayed by 1.5 hours, until 20:30 GMT. According to her, the captain tied it to the need to bring on Board the food.

“Aeroflot” explained the flight delay late arrival of aircraft in the airport of a name Ben-Gurion, future regulatory closure of the airport for the departure to 5:00 GMT and the provision of recreation to the members of the crew.

The company stressed that the passengers were placed in hotels and in the business lounge of the airport. They were offered refreshing drinks and three hot meals a day.