More than 12,000 passengers face cancellations as 80 flights grounded at Heathrow Airport | Travel News | Travel
Travel expert Simon Calder tweeted this morning: “Flights in/out of Heathrow are severely disrupted by freezing fog, with more than 80 cancellations on British Airways alone today. Other airlines also affected.”
Flights to Amsterdam, Lyon and Barcelona are among those cancelled, reported GB News.
A British Airways spokesperson said: “Like other airlines, our schedule has been affected today due to fog experienced across London.
“We apologise to customers and are doing everything we can to get them on their way as quickly as possible.
“We advise customers to check ba.com for the latest flight information.”
The MET Office has issued a weather warning which will affect people across the country.
The yellow warning reads: “Freezing fog will lead to difficult driving conditions and could cause travel delays in some areas on Monday.”
It explained that journeys may be slower with delays to bus and train services possible, as well as delays or cancellations to flights.
The MET Office reported that “fog is a major travel hazard which can lead to problems of visibility when travelling”.
More to follow…