British Airways has cancelled virtually 100 flights from the UK’s two busiest airports after struggling IT issues with its check-in system.
1000’s of passengers have been affected after the airline axed 81 flights resulting from function to or from Heathrow and 10 at Gatwick, whereas delaying greater than 200 different flights on Wednesday.
Photographs confirmed lengthy queues of passengers on the London airports and error messages on the BA app as some companies lagged greater than 5 hours not on time.
The airline is utilizing back-up and guide methods to attempt to deal with the issues.
A spokesman mentioned: “We’re very sorry to our prospects for the disruption to their journey plans.
“We’re working as rapidly as potential to resolve a methods challenge which has resulted in a lot of cancellations and delays right this moment.
“Quite a few flights proceed to function however we’re advising prospects to test ba.com for the most recent flight info earlier than coming to the airport.”
The airline is providing short-haul passengers departing from Heathrow, Gatwick and London Metropolis the prospect to re-book to a different day between Thursday and subsequent Tuesday.
On Wednesday, holidaymakers had confronted a battle even attending to Gatwick after the Gatwick Categorical prepare service from London Victoria was cancelled.
A fireplace on the tracks between Victoria and Clapham Junction noticed all early-morning Southern and Gatwick Categorical trains cancelled.