Saturday, 20 July, 2019

London Gatwick Airport suspends flight operations over ATC issues

Departures delayed. Credit Twitter Departures delayed. Credit Twitter
Jean Garcia | 11 July, 2019, 12:23

According to a tweet issued Wednesday evening July 10, 2019, London's Gatwick Airport has suspended all flights as a result of "an air traffic control systems issue" in the control tower, without giving any further details.

Eurocontrol clarified its statement moments later, saying that Gatwick has actually started a "recovery phase, " that is expected to take "some time". We are working with ANS, our air traffic control provider, to rectify this issue as quickly as possible. "We continue to advise all passengers traveling tonight or tomorrow to check the status of their flight with their airline before traveling to the airport".

Incoming flights are reportedly being diverted to other airports.

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Flights had been suspended after an issue with air traffic control systems in Gatwick's control tower.

He said: "Another big blow for #Gatwick after December's drone chaos cost £1.4m - now it could face massive financial claims for tonight's disruption".

The hub, mostly used by low-priced carriers, is the United Kindom's second busiest, and Europe's eighth busiest airport by passenger traffic.

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