POST Online Media Lite Edition


Storm Dennis causes UK airports flights to be cancelled

Christian Fernsby |
Tens of thousands of passengers travelling to and from major London airports Gatwick, Luton and Heathrow are facing having their flights cancelled this weekend due to Storm Dennis.

Article continues below


So far flights have mainly been cancelled today but some are now being cancelled for Sunday too.

Many passengers travelling with easyJet will either have to find alternative travel or stay wherever they currently are.

Some other airlines have been affected too, but easyJet has seen the most cancelled flights at this point.

A spokeswoman for easyJet confirmed 234 flights have been cancelled across the country so far on Saturday, affecting around 40,000 people.

It has been reported that 62 flights from Gatwick on Sunday have already been cancelled.

The cancelled flights were meant to be heading to destinations like Geneva, Grenoble, Turin and Salzburg, with many passengers being families off for a week of skiing during half term.

What to read next

As countries from Philippines to Canada expect storms, hurricanes became more deadly
10,000 homes without power as Storm Hannah hits UK
Storm Elsa kills eight in Europe, 95,000 without power in France