11 January 2013, Friday, 12:06
author: Elvira Latypova
The passengers flying on Thursday by flight Surgut – Ufa – Kazan, arrived to the destination with delay. The hold-back happened in Ufa. The aircraft by UTair airlines should have taken off from Ufa at 14.40, actual time of departure – 15.15.
The Ufa representation office of airlines explains the delay as «exchange of aircrafts». The plane arriving from Urengoy goes to Kazan. In Urengoy this day bad weather conditions (strong head wind) were marked.
It is already the second case of delay of the given flight in the new year. On January 3, the aircraft was accepted in Kazan with almost 12-hours delay: then in the capital of Tatarstan there was low cloud cover. UTair representatives informed that passengers of the late flight were placed in the hotel. The airlines officials deny any technical problems.