BA flight delays: Main disruption at airports within the UK following ‘energy outage'

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British Airways passengers are dealing with delays after a “technical issue” has affected the timings of some flights. Prospects resulting from fly into Gatwick and Heathrow have reportedly been advised by officers {that a} energy outage is inflicting the delays.

However BA have mentioned that the studies are solely affecting a “small number” of flights and have denied claims of a “energy outage”.

Nevertheless, one passenger flying from Orlando, Florida within the US has mentioned her flight has been delayed.

The passenger advised the Mirror On-line: “The pilot mentioned they don’t need us to board till they’ve a flight plan and since all of the computer systems at Gatwick have gone down.

“He got here and made the announcement personally as a result of they have been mid trying to board folks in wheelchairs once they received the phrase.

“They must make some form of association with the civil aviation authority.”

The passenger tweeted initially: “Apparently there’s an influence outage at Gatwick and no flight plans are being launched. Was alleged to take off ten minutes in the past. Now no boarding for as much as an hour. May’ve spent this time with my mum.

“The one earlier than us supposedly received out in time. Ready for civil aviation to present a flight plan old fashioned as a substitute of e-mail by the sounds of.”

A spokesman for BA mentioned: “Our groups are working arduous to repair a technical problem inflicting delays to a small variety of flights this night​.

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“We apologise to clients affected and we’re aiding them with different preparations.”

The spokesman denied that computer systems at Gatwick had gone down.

One other passenger was pissed off as a result of he was caught at Newark in New York.

He mentioned: “Their world flight administration system appears to be down. World outage. Caught at Newark NYC right here.

“We have been advised that by a BA gate supervisor…. World BA IT outage.”

Thus far flights from New York, Orlando and Texas have been impacted by the “technical issue”.


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