Luton Airport saturday 7/02/09 update

Luton airport AGAIN. Starting to feel like Tom Hanks in The Terminal, pity they don’t charge for the trolleys here.

Due to the recent bad weather, snow, cancellations, rescheduling…. I thought an update on the status of flights at Luton airport was due. If you read my other post ( click “italy tourism” under the “Select postings by category”) you’ll realise my flight was cancelled on Thursday, so here we are again back at Luton airport ready for Saturday 7/02/09 departures from Luton airport.

Today on the news, websites, it was looking bad. Luton airport runway closed, shuttle bus to Luton airport cancelled, they even advised on BBC regional news to walk from Luton railway station !!! so i thought i’d set off early and make sure i made it. Well I obviously am not the only one, the depature lounge is full, people sleeping, chatting, blogging, drinking and even singing.

Buses are now running to Luton airport, so you can get here. The M1 is clear and the road to Luton airport is also clear. Access is good!! The car parks are snowed over, so go carefully parking up.  A few late departures from Luton airport have been CANCELLED, others rescheduled. This is worrying.

Non of the early morning flights have been cancelled. SO fingers crossed, if it doesn’t freeze over night we should all be heading off to our destinations.

PS. There is a group of guys in the bar, one has just started playing the guitar and singing. This is not Friday Night airport planned entertainment, but the guys good. OTher travellers are huddling in for a sing along. Its good to still see society can be friendly. The guys even just got an applause and the airport staff are joining in.

Have a safe and good journey.

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Luton Airport UK snow flight info cancellations

Luton Airport lights 18/12/09 : BA may have cancelled their strike and millions will now be flying over the festive peroid, others are stranded as Flyglobespan go into bankruptcy BUT watch out for the snow reports. Friday 18th December heavy snow is forecasted for the UK and you may experience what happened to me this february read below. From experience i would advise you to proceed to your flight in that no cancelllations have been announced just yet. Cancellations, if any, will only be announced in the morning, but by then its too late to know. If in doubt contact your travel agent, airline compan. The snow has fallen over night in the EAst and SE of the country. Airports Gatwick:flights suspended( 1 runway closed)  City:open with delays     Stanstead:open (Stanstead express running 1 hour late)    Heathrow:open    York:delays     Luton: 7am open flights suspended    Edinburgh:delays

Expect delays as of the knock on effect of some airports are closed

Luton Airport this morning Thursday 5th February 2009 : 05/02/09 has been hit by bad weather and heavy snow over night. Arrivals and departures are been cancelled, rescheduled, delayed and there is mayhem. I am sat here in the airport bringing you a live update. So if you can’t get through to your airline or relatives then follow here to find out the latest arrivals,  departures, cancellations and other info about Luton airport bad weather…… Read the rest of this entry »

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