Stansted Airport experienced some strange disruptions today. A Laudamotion plane aborted take off due to suspicions about an engine and the passengers were evacuated via emergency chutes. Eight of them sustained minor injuries – not unusual in cases like this. However, the plane then blocked the runway for others!
Flights to and Luton are disrupted as baggage handling crew and check in staff have voted for industrial action (strike!).They service Wizz Air flights, which has 42 routes connected to Luton.
Newest estimates show that, post-Brexit, British holidaymakers in Europe could face fire-hour delays at the airport because of the passport controls. Alicante in southern Spain would airport worst hit by this: 43 per cent of its arrivals are British.
While Canada might be trialing flight rights that have been decried as “inhumane,” the new rules in India are much more friendly for air passengers, including easier cancellations of tickets and better flight compensations.