26 EasyJet flights cancelled from Gatwick Airport

26 EasyJet flights cancelled from Gatwick Airport


atwick Airport has apologised after 26 EasyJet flights have been cancelled at quick discover as a result of employees illness.

Some prospects got just a few hours’ discover after shortages within the air site visitors management tower led to 13 arrivals and 13 departures being minimize on Tuesday.

A spokesperson for Gatwick stated: “At 7am, restrictions have been placed on the variety of flights that may arrive into Gatwick as a result of late-notice employees absence within the airport’s management tower.

“Some flights all through the day could sadly be delayed or cancelled consequently. Gatwick wish to apologise for any inconvenience it will trigger to our passengers.”

The airport doesn’t instantly make use of the air site visitors management tower employees however personnel are contracted via the agency Air Navigation Options.

The difficulty comes regardless of Gatwick having reported a optimistic half-year outcomes replace.

All through the summer time hundreds of passengers have reported delays and cancellations as holidaymakers return for getaways after two Covid-hit years.

Gatwick employed 400 further safety employees earlier in the summertime to try to ease the pressure.

Air Navigation Options has been approached for remark.

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