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Delays in flights to Cyprus due to power outage at Manchester Airport

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    Manchester Airport flight cancellations due to power outage – Flight delays to Cyprus

    All flights from the two main terminals at Manchester Airportwere canceled following a “major power outage” which caused widespread disruption.

    According to the Hermes press office, as far as Cyprus currently there is a delay in a TUI flight to Larnaca airport and two Jet2 and TUI flights to Paphos.

    As reported by the British BBC network, passengers traveling through Terminals 1 and 2 were asked to stay away after the early morning disruption affected baggage handling and security systems.

    • < strong>Cancellations and delays at Manchester Airport

    An airport spokesman said all flights from the affected terminals were canceled “until further notice”, as long queues have formed inside the airport, the UK's largest outside London, with more than 10 outbound flights already cancelled. and inbound flights have been diverted.

    Passengers flying through Terminal 3 should arrive at the airport as normal but may experience delays, while the flights of those already at the airport will be prioritized as efforts continue to “deal with the delay,” the spokesman said.

    Incoming flights are being diverted because “planes cannot take off” due to limited space, making it more difficult to accept aircraft that would otherwise be sent elsewhere, he added.

    The airport's backup power systems were activated after the main system failed, but the situation was complicated by multiple outages in the central supply. power.

    The airlines said problems with baggage processing meant that customers could only board one carry-on bag.

    Source: cyprustimes.com

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