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Aer Lingus Cancels Flights For Thursday

Aer Lingus Cancels Flights For Thursday

It's understood that Dublin Airport workers have been working all day at shifting snow off runways in an effort to get their airport working again, but alas it still remains shut and probably will be tomorrow.

Edinburgh Airport said that most airlines had cancelled all their operations until at least lunchtime.

The carrier says "some flights" have been cancelled for Thursday.

On Friday morning 20 to 30 vehicles were freed after they became stuck in snow on the A92 near Inverbervie in Aberdeenshire shortly before 7am.

At Edinburgh Airport, the majority of flights appear to be departing, however, there are flights to Shannon, Paris Charles de Gaulle and London Heathrow that are listed as cancelled on its website.

Customers on Ryanair can check the status of their flight here.

You can check if your journey is affected by the weather here.

Met Eireann has issued a red weather warning across the country.

"Extraordinary circumstances, such as snow, will not automatically entitle you to claim for inconvenience- but it's always worth asking".

Gatwick Airport has been presented with the airport of the year accolade at the London Transport Awards.

A decision on a number of other Aer Lingus flights from Cork to Paris, Amsterdam, Malaga and Heathrow will be made in the morning.

Likewise, Cork airport has in the last hour announced it will be also closing its doors as the worst of the weather is a mere hour or so away. More than 200 passengers spent the night in the terminal.

"While we are now operational a large number of flights have been cancelled".

"We are experiencing delays and cancellations due to adverse weather".

While there will be no flights taking off or landing at Dublin Airport today, it will remain open, with snow and ice clearing crews still working, according to the Dublin Airport Authority's spokesperson Siobhan O'Donnell.

"It is a rapidly changing situation and passengers are advised to check with their airline prior to making their way to the airport".

British Airways have released a statement and said: "We are sorry that the weather is likely to lead to some delays and disruption to our schedules".

Both Glasgow and Edinburgh are advising customers not to travel to the airport today.

How can I find out if my flight is delayed or cancelled?

The official advice is to check with National Rail Enquiries or the train operator before travelling.

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