Majority of UK flights cancelled.

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Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by EMM » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:45 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by alibali » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:51 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by Gambrinus » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:57 am

Luckily this is not peak season and there are a lot of empty beds available for a night or two.

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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by EMM » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:26 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by joanne » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:38 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by Michael Crane » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:41 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by joanne » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:48 am

Mine as well........

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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by AVO » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:41 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by joanne » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:50 am

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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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by EMM » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:52 am

Tommorow already looking dodgy, Bristol airport has cancellations , fingers crossed tha EJ fly but not too optimistic.

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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by maccasa » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:42 am

Bloody Icelandics - first they close the banks, now our airports! :D

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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by joanne » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:48 pm

Ed managed to book flight but not till Sunday, bet they are really sad..........

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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by e-richard » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:15 pm

Just in case you thought it was all over hyped :wink:
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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by Michael Crane » Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:25 pm

e-richard wrote:Just in case you thought it was all over hyped :wink:
faro.JPG
I bet UNITE are jealous :P

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Re: Majority of UK flights cancelled.

Post by SAM SPARKLE » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:26 pm

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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