Police Watch Passenger Protest at Istanbul Airport Amid Flight Delays

Passengers at the Istanbul Airport protested amid delays and canceled flights on January 25 as the airport announced that a suspension of services due to severe weather would continue until at least 1 pm local time.

According to local news coverage, the air traffic resumed in the afternoon.

Turkish Airlines said its flights were cancelled up to the end of the day.

One person reported being stuck in the airport for 30 hours. Storyful has not yet independently verified this claim.

This footage, filmed by Oksana Kabanova, shows a group of police at the airport and passengers chanting. Credit: Oksana Kabanova via Storyful

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