British Airways canceled 88 European flights to and from its main base, London Heathrow Airport on Sunday. The Independent calculates 12 domestic flights, including departures to all three airports it serves in Scotland.

A total of 76 short-haul international flights were cancelled. The flights with the most bases are from Heathrow to Milan Malpensa, with three departures. There have also been numerous cancellations of flights to and from Barcelona, ​​Brussels, Edinburgh, Geneva, Nice, Paris CDG and Stockholm.

BA said the canceled flights were all pre-scheduled and passengers were given a week or two notice – with some flights leaving their previous schedule weeks before.

While airlines won’t disclose passenger payloads for commercially sensitive reasons, if an average of 80 people were booked on each flight at the time of cancellation, more than 7,000 travelers would be affected. by the cancellation of the flight today.

British Airways departing from Heathrow

Domestic: 6 trips, a total of 12 routes

  • Aberdeen
  • City of Belfast
  • Edinburgh (2)
  • Glasgow
  • Manchester

Europe: 38 routes, total 76 industries

  • Amsterdam
  • Athens
  • Barcelona (2)
  • Berlin
  • Bologna
  • Brussels (2)
  • Bucharest
  • Budapest
  • Copenhagen
  • Dublin
  • Faro
  • Frankfurt
  • Geneva (2)
  • Gothenburg
  • Turnover
  • Innsbruck
  • Larnaca
  • Luxembourg
  • Madrid
  • Milan Linate
  • Milan Malpensa (3)
  • Beautiful (2)
  • Oslo
  • Paris CDG (2)
  • Prague
  • Stockholm (2)
  • Toulouse
  • Venice
  • Vienna
  • Zurich

Besides the British Airways cancellations, the UK’s biggest budget airline, easyJet, is also canceling around 70 flights a day – particularly to and from its largest facility, Gatwick. The airline said most passengers can “switch to alternative flights on the same day”.

All passengers with canceled flights are entitled to new flights on the original departure date if seats are available, even if it is on a rival airline.

If the cancellation is given less than two weeks’ notice and the airline is liable, they must also pay cash compensation.


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