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Monday 21st January – Travel Update.

Posted at 0835.

The snow and cold weather continues to affect air and rail travel in both the UK and on mainland Europe.

London Heathrow Airport has released a statement saying that due to low visibility they have again revised their schedule and will be cancelling ten percent of the airport’s operations today (Mon 21st Jan).

Elsewhere in Europe flight schedules are also being affected by local weather conditions at the following airports:

Belgium – Brussels
France – Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris & Toulouse
Germany – Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munich & Nuremburg
Great Britain – Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Leedsa Bradford, London City & London Heathrow
Ireland – Dublin
Italy – Bologna & Venice
Netherlands – Amsterdam
Poland – Warsaw
Russia – Moscow
Switzerland – Basel, Geneva, Zurich.

Travel View (Europe) – delays 17th January 2013 * latest update *

The following additional airports are now experiencing delays due to local situations:

Update as of 11.50am (UK GMT)

City

Note

Nice / NCE (FR)

Weather Issues

Porto / OPO (PT)

n/a

Zurich / ZRH (CH)

Weather Issues

Frankfurt / FRA (DE)

Weather Issues

Bologna / BLQ (IT)

n/a

Stuttgart / STR (DE)

Weather Issues

Northeast USA Weather Alert.

A winter storm with heavy snow has caused disruption to the transport networks across the Northeastern Seaboard of the USA.

Thus far we have received re-booking instructions from American Airlines. These also apply to the codeshare operated services of British Airways & Iberia (where the operating carrier is American Airlines).

The airports currently affected are : Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Harrisburg, Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, Syracuse, Washington DC, Watertown & Westchester County.

Please contact us for further re-booking information if your flight is affected.

Sweden : Snow update

From media reports: The Local is reporting that air traffic at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport has been grounded due to a powerful snowstorm.

Airport officials expect air traffic to remain grounded through the early afternoon, with delays persisting throughout the day.

Travellers are advised to await further information, follow developments, and to contact individual airline carriers.

Bus, metro, tram, and commuter train services in Stockholm are operating, but experiencing widespread significant delays and distruption, the news source indicated.

UK: Snow – Impact to air travel

Snow has impacted travel in the UK

Stansted airport is currently closed.

Luton airport has just reopened following a closure due to snow fall / local conditions

Snow is falling in the midland / southern area in the UK. Therefore, travellers are recommended to check the status of their flight before they go to the airport.

The UK Met Office has issued an ice alert.