Heavy snow strands 30,000 air travelers in Shanghai

17:03, January 21, 2011      

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Some stranded passengers look at flight information at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport on Jan. 20, 2011. Heavy snow delayed 210 flights at Hongqiao Airport and Pudong Airport in Shanghai. Nearly 30,000 passengers were stranded at the airports. Shanghai Airport Group activated an emergency plan to ensure flight safety.


A snow-clearing vehicle removes snow on the runway at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport on Jan. 20, 2011. Heavy snow has delayed 210 flights at Hongqiao Airport and Pudong Airport in Shanghai. Nearly 30,000 passengers were stranded at the airports. Shanghai Airport Group activated an emergency plan to ensure the flight safety.



Airport staff members clear snow on a plane at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Jan. 20, 2011. Heavy snow has delayed 210 flights at Hongqiao Airport and Pudong Airport in Shanghai. Nearly 30,000 passengers were stranded at the airports. Shanghai Airport Group activated an emergency plan to ensure the flight safety.
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