London Heathrow’s Airport Is Struggling

As a summer of travel chaos continues, the head of London’s busiest airport announced that it will mandate a cap of 100,000 daily departures in order to deal with ongoing passenger disruptions.

British Airways announced that it canceled another 10,300 flights, mostly short-haul routes in or out of London airports scheduled for August through October. The canceled flights, when added to those from previous announcements, amount to close to 30,000 flights and 13% of the carrier’s total schedule through October.

Unite Union Heathrow Plane Refuelers Voted to Strike. The strike will begin at 05:00 London time on Thursday, July 21st, and go on for a period of 72 hours up to 04:59 on Sunday, July 24th.

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London’s Heathrow Airport Will Cap Daily Departing Passengers at 100,000

British Airways Cancels Another 10,000 Flights

Unite Plane Refuelers Voted to Strike

British Airways short-haul flights departing from Heathrow will now be closed for sale until 15 August 2022.

August 17, 2022 Update: Heathrow Extends Capacity Cap Until October 29, 2022