Around 26 easyJet flights in and out of Gatwick Airport have been cancelled, due to staff sickness. A spokesperson said the London airport is facing shortages of crew in its traffic control tower.
Gatwick confirmed that 13 arrival flights and 13 departure flights havebeen cancelled, out of a total of 180 EasyJet flights scheduled for today.
A spokesperson said: “At 7am, restrictions were put on the number of flights that can arrive into Gatwick due to late-notice staff absence in the airport’s control tower.
“Some flights throughout the day may unfortunately be delayed or cancelled as a result. Gatwick would like to apologise for any inconvenience this will cause to our passengers.”
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