Ash cloud disrupts London City Airport

Photo: London City Airport

As airports around the UK deal with disruption from the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud, passengers who were planning to fly from London City Airport faced delays and cancellations.

With no-fly zone restrictions gradually lifted, many travellers from east London were still unsure of how they would get to their destinations. A London City Airport spokeswoman, Scarlett Graves, said the cancellation of flights had caused a lot of problems but some planes were still coming into the airport despite the disruptions.

East London Lines visited London City Airport (Monday) to find out how the ash cloud from Iceland’s continually erupting volcano was affecting east London’s travel plans.

By Monday evening the airport reported that:

“London City Airport’s airspace is open but flights are subject to disruption.”

The airport also said that BA services from this airport remain unaffected by strike action including all flights to New York. Domestic and European services are operated by BA CityFlyer, a subsidiary of British Airways, and therefore normal conditions of carriage apply.

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  1. George At London May 17, 2010

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