Flights across the UK have been cancelled
The UK has skidded to a halt after freezing temperatures and snow have swept across the country since Monday.
The ‘Beast from the East’ has affected all aspects of UK travel from, flights and trains to roads with some drivers abandoning their cars by the side of the road.
British Airways has suffered the most with over 300 flights being cancelled since Monday.
Ryanair, Virgin Atlantic and easyJet have also cancelled flights with the disruption showing no signs of slowing soon.
As of today 2 March, British Airways have cancelled another 100 flights from Heathrow Airport bringing the total of cancelations up to 300 since the start of the week
Passengers are being warned that further flights could be cancelled as the weather continues to affect the UK.
British Airways have released a statement and said: “We are sorry that the weather is likely to lead to some delays and disruption to our schedules.
“We recognise the uncertainty that the bad weather may be causing customers and have therefore introduced a range of flexible rebooking options for customers flying to or from London Heathrow, London Gatwick or London City airports.”
Passengers whose flights have been cancelled have been warned not to travel to the airport.
Further Ryanair flights have been cancelled today
All affected customers have been notified of their options by email / SMS text message.
Further Ryanair flights have been cancelled today, all flights to and from Dublin, Cork, Kerry and Shannon Airport have been cancelled.
In a statement released on Twitter, the airline said: “All flights scheduled to/from Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Knock & Shannon Airports on Friday 2nd March have been cancelled.
“All affected customers have been notified of their options by email / SMS text message.”
Yesterday (1 March) the airline was forced to cancel 40 flights due to Storm Emma’s dangerous conditions.
Looking ahead at the service over the weekend a statement announced: “Ryanair currently plans for a return to full operations on Saturday, 3 March while remaining in close contact with the airports and the relevant authorities. We recommend customers check the status of their flight at Ryanair.com before making their way to the airport.”
easyJet has cancelled all flights to and from Bristol, Edinburgh, and Glasgow
As weather conditions continue to worsen, Virgin Atlantic have not survived the ‘Beast from the East’.
Many passengers hoping to fly with the airline have been disappointed to discovered their plans have been disrupted by the weather.
Further flights have been cancelled today, 2 March.
The dangerous flying conditions have also caused the popular budget airline easyJet to cancel further flights.
In response to the storm, the airline has cancelled all flights to and from Bristol, Edinburgh, and Glasgow for the rest of today, 2 March.
In a statement made on their website the airline have said: “We do all we can to minimise the disruption to your journey and to keep our flights on time, but there are times when things don’t go to plan and when that happens we will always try to provide you with reasonable care and assistance.”