Published: Fri, March 02, 2018
Money | By Hannah Jacobs

Hundreds more flights cancelled across Britain as travel turmoil continues

Hundreds more flights cancelled across Britain as travel turmoil continues

A Cork Airport spokesperson said: "Cork Airport remains closed and both Ryanair and Aer Lingus have cancelled their flights for the remainder of today, Thursday, 1 March".

Conditions plummeted to minus six degrees in the morning and rising numbers of schools are encouraging to parents to collect their children before heavy snow hits at around 5pm this afternoon.

London City Airport has resumed operations today after suspending all flights due to the bad weather.

Flybe said, "Adverse weather has been forecast over the next few days with the potential to impact travel across large parts of the United Kingdom, and in such weather, airports may either close temporarily or restrict the number of arriving and departing flights".

EIGHT airlines have cancelled all flights from Edinburgh Airport as the Beast from the East continues to cause travel chaos across the country.

Many easyJet flights from Gatwick, its biggest base, and its headquarters airport of Luton, are also grounded.

Bosses have now declared all flights out of the airport have finished for today.

Additional staff are on site to assist with the adverse weather response.

Stormy and snowy weather conditions have caused more than 360 flights to be cancelled across the country from a range of airlines including British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Lufthansa.

Anybody travelling by air today is advised to check with their airline before making their way to the airport.

No Dublin Bus services will operate tomorrow, the transport company has confirmed.

Road closures, stranded vehicles and cancellations were widespread due to snow and ice.

A red weather warning issued for Wales and the southwest of England led to Flybe cancelling its flights from Exeter and Cardiff while easyJet axed its ervices from Bristol.

"Disruption to your train journey may continue today and tomorrow".

The Met Office was urging residents to "take action now to keep yourself and others safe", and advising those covered by the red alert to avoid travel.

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