• Friday, June 09, 2023


Chaos at Heathrow; BA tries to restore service after IT crash

People have been left stranded at Heathrow and Gatwick airports

By: Sarwar Alam

More than a third of British Airways flights from Heathrow Airport have been cancelled, leaving thousands of passengers stranded for the second day today following a major global computer failure for which a workers union blamed outsourcing to India. Sunday departures from Gatwick, London’s other major airport, are delayed, but none have been cancelled. The airline urged people to check the status of flights before travelling to the airport. British Airways had earlier said it plans to resume most of its flights out of Heathrow and Gatwick airports today following major IT system disruption that had grounded planes yesterday. “We…

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