Majority of UK flights cancelled.

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Majority of UK flights cancelled.

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Because of volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland yesterday it looks like that the majority of flights from UK airports will be cancelled today.
Some hope to re open this afternoon.
Bristol ( well to the SW ) has already cancelled its Faro flights ( one of many ).
What happens to all those flying back today who have no where to stay ??
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We have just turned around on way to Prestwick Airport (Scotland) on advice not to travel to airport. Have managed to re book for tomorrow but Met Office now saying it may take few days to clear. Fingers crossed we'll get to Carvoeiro at some point over the weekend to enjoy the lovely weather!!!!!! :cry:
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Luckily this is not peak season and there are a lot of empty beds available for a night or two.
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Latest all London airports suspending flights from mid day, l should have come out tomorrow for business meetings this weekend looks like I will be playing golf instead.
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Had a couple of Tex of Ed and Mo, they have been told to stay in the Village at this point and not to travel to Faro Airport, the last time they Tex was about 9.15.
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joanne wrote:Had a couple of Tex of Ed and Mo, they have been told to stay in the Village at this point and not to travel to Faro Airport, the last time they Tex was about 9.15.
Must be horrible having to remain in the village for a day or two longer. My heart goes out to them. :roll: :wink:
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Mine as well........
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I've just had a call from clients at Faro. Flights are being rebooked for them for Saturday. I just wish the weather was better out there at the moment because at least then they could have a few more days in the sun!
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Ed just Tex said they been told not to go any where near the Airport and they have to rebook their flights on line he will Tex with any more news.
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Tommorow already looking dodgy, Bristol airport has cancellations , fingers crossed tha EJ fly but not too optimistic.
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Bloody Icelandics - first they close the banks, now our airports! :D
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Ed managed to book flight but not till Sunday, bet they are really sad..........
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Just in case you thought it was all over hyped :wink:
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e-richard wrote:Just in case you thought it was all over hyped :wink:
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I bet UNITE are jealous :P
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All London airports have been closed after a massive cloud of dust drifted into UK airspace, the cleaner of the Arsenal trophy cabinet has now been arrested.

:lol: :lol:
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