Tag: delays

New dawn for third runway at Heathrow?

Strikes And Technical Delays Hit UK Airports Ahead of Summer – Honeywell Comments

Recently, passengers at UK airports have been met with lengthy delays due to various issues including technical difficulties.* Due to an issue with the electronic passport gate system, all UK airports which used the gates malfunctioned, leaving many travelers waiting for hours during a busy bank ...

Canadian airlines and airports at top of global list of delays over the weekend

Canadian airlines and airports claimed top spots in flight delays over the July long weekend, notching more than nearly any other around the world. Air Canada ranked No. 1 in delays on Saturday and Sunday as two-thirds of its flights — 717 trips in total — landed late, according to tracking ser...

Airport chaos hits UK timeshare owners hardest

Airlines are short staffed and huge numbers of flights are being cancelled last minute from UK airports. Knowing this, most holidaymakers are able to plan holidays closer to home or reschedule to later in the year. But what about people with timeshare memberships in Spain and elsewhere who don...

Tui cancels nearly 200 flights as travel chaos worsens

Tui cancels nearly 200 flights as travel chaos worsens

By lbc.co.uk The airline made the announcement after passengers suffered long delays in recent days due to staff shortages. Tui Airways has cancelled nearly 200 flights due to serve Manchester Airport between now and the end of June as the chaos faced by UK holidaymakers worsens. The airlin...

Flights delayed as ransomware attack on systems wrecks SpiceJet operations

Flights delayed as ransomware attack on systems wrecks SpiceJet operations

By Aneesh Phadnis, business-standard.com SpiceJet operations were impacted on Wednesday after its systems faced a ransomware attack. “Certain SpiceJet systems faced an attempted ransomware attack last night. While our IT team has, to a large extent, contained and rectified the situati...

Heathrow says it is ‘stretched’ as it races to hire 12,000 new staff

By Ed Clowes, sky.com Heathrow has admitted it is "stretched" as travel rebounds from the pandemic but staffing levels remain low, amid widespread delays at the UK's largest airport. March was the busiest month for passengers at Heathrow since the pandemic began, following the government’s r...

Stansted Airport warns passengers of delays at Easter as passenger numbers increase 30-fold

Stansted Airport warns passengers of delays at Easter as passenger numbers increase 30-fold

By itv.com Passengers are being warned they could face delays at Stansted Airport, with more than 1.3 million people expected to pass through its doors in the next fortnight. Over the Easter holidays many people are expected to take advantage of a significant easing of travel restrictions in the U...

Travellers returning to England warned of longer airport queues

Travellers returning to England warned of longer airport queues

By bbc.co.uk People returning to England from abroad could face longer peak-time airport queues because of Covid document checks, a union has warned. The Immigration Services Union said looking at details of jabs, tests and possible virus exposure made processing passengers three to ...

NATS trialling use of AI at Heathrow Airport to cut delays

NATS trialling use of AI at Heathrow Airport to cut delays

UK air traffic management service NATS has begun a trial at Heathrow Airport to understand whether artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to help reduce flight delays and help reduce the 20 per cent loss of landing capacity. A project is now underway, within NATS’ bespoke Digital Tower Labo...

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