Passenger anger as tens of thousands hit by BA systems failure

More than 500 flights cancelled or delayed by IT glitch affecting London airports British Airways was facing passenger anger on Wednesday as more than 500 flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of a systems failure.In the latest in a...

Passenger anger as tens of thousands hit by BA systems failure

More than 500 flights cancelled or delayed by IT glitch affecting London airports

British Airways was facing passenger anger on Wednesday as more than 500 flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of a systems failure.

In the latest in a series of operational problems to hit the airline, and the travel plans of tens of thousands with holiday and business plans, London’s Heathrow, Gatwick and City were the airports most affected by the computer failure. BA refused to reveal the number of flights affected but according to Flightstats.com, which tracks arrivals and departures, by 5.30pm the airline had cancelled 140 flights and a further 370 had been delayed.

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