Most British Airways passengers may be affected for the summer vacation because the carrier has cancelled some of the scheduled routes, affecting almost 10,300 flights. Because to the continuous crew shortage and strike, the airline is unable to provide planned flight services to passengers. Delta Airlines, based in the United States, is also affected. The majority of the airline operates with full services, although British Airways is currently cancelling important services from Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
Although BA will mostly restrict routes with multiple daily flights, over 100,000 travelers planning to visit popular vacation destinations like as Malaga, Palma, and Faro may be affected.
1,000 BA flights will be cancelled at Heathrow and Gatwick alone during the next two weeks. The airline has advised customers to visit the carrier’s website for more information on flight cancellations and refund procedures.
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— British Airways (@British_Airways) July 6, 2022
British Airways on Wednesday axed another 10,300 short-haul flights through the end of October, with the aviation sector battling staff shortages and booming demand as the pandemic recedes.
“The whole aviation industry continues to face into significant challenges and we’re completely focussed on building resilience into our operation to give customers the certainty they deserve,” the airline said in a statement, having already announced hundreds of flight cancellations this summer.