Shannon Airport 'remains fully operational' despite snow and poor weather

Shannon Airport 'remains fully operational' despite snow and poor weather

In the United Kingdom, all flights at East Midlands and Leeds Bradford have cancelled for the remainder of the day, as well as those at the closed Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports.

He said there had been some cancellations of Amsterdam and Edinburgh flights this morning, with aircrafts stranded at other airports, but he said normal service was resuming.

Durham Tees Valley Airport has no information about delays or cancellations on its website, instead there is a message advising customers to contact their airlines.

Edinburgh Airport remains open, but passengers are urgedto check with their airline before travelling.

The snowstorm - labelled "the beast from the east" due to its Siberian origins - has shut down several United Kingdom airports and grounded hundreds of flights.

At Leeds Bradford airport Flybe and Ryanair have each cancelled eight flights. "We have had some snowfall overnight so we recommend that you check the status of your flight with your airline and also allow extra time for your journey to the airport if needed".

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A major winter storm in the United Kingdom and Europe is continuing to disrupt air travel today, with multiple airports closing for the day and many airlines suspending or modifying operations.

Most of the United Kingdom remains under severe weather alerts, with two red, two yellow, and two amber covering most of Britain.

"We recognise the uncertainty that the bad weather may be causing customers and have therefore introduced a range of flexible rebooking options for customers flying to or from London Heathrow, London Gatwick or London City airports", it said.

"Further snow is forecast during the day which will make travel conditions to and from the airport extremely challenging".

Our teams have been clearing snow throughout the night and as a result Heathrow's runways are open and fully operational.

Meanwhile, easyJet warned of disruption to many flights. No Ryanair or Aer Lingus flights will operate from there tomorrow.

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