After all the airlines flights from Heathrow and Gatwick were sanded on Saturday, works resumed but with cancellations and delays.
By 11 am, 36 flights from Heathrow had been cancelled and 36 had varied, the BBC reported. There “werent any” cancellations at Gatwick but passengers experienced adjournments of about 30 minutes.
Both airfields admonished fares to check the status of their flights after terminals grew congested on Saturday with travellers hoping to get off for the long weekend and half-term academy holiday.
Welsh international table tennis participate Chloe Thomas, whose 7.30 am flight to Germany for the World Table Tennis Championship in Dsseldorf was cancelled at the last minute after she arrived four hours before the scheduled departure age, described tumultuous scenes.
Its chaos, beings are ranging about all over the place trying to rebook, she said. Theres no one to promotion , no leader. There are lots of people everywhere. Theres nowhere to sit, so people are just lying on the storey, sleeping on yoga mattings.
She said airport faculty had handed out the mats, as well as thin blankets, for people who were stuck there overnight. She added that one of the browses had already sold out of meat. Passengers faced long strings to check in, rebook or find lost luggage.