Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) cancelled as many as 170 flights scheduled for Monday due to the adverse snowy weather conditions in Istanbul.
The cancellations come in accordance with the restriction decision taken by the Meteorological Emergency Committee (MADKOM), Yahya Ustun, Turkish Airlines senior vice president for media relations, said on Twitter.
A total of 152 flights to or from Istanbul Airport, and 18 flights to or from Sabiha Gokcen Airport were cancelled, he added.
Schools in Istanbul and capital Ankara will also remain closed on Monday due to the extreme weather conditions.