Flights from UK to EU calls off due to staff shortage

More than 59 flights from the United Kingdom to European Union have been cancelled because of the lack of aviation staff.

As per the officials, EasyJet, as well as British Airways, have been called off, and the individuals who have made the plan to travel to the European destinations as the Easter holidays are looming.

The main cause for the calling of the flights was because there is the shortage in employees noticed because of illness as well as the requirement to ramp up the conditions as the demand for travelling is rising, according to the sources.

Moreover, until now, British Airways has cancelled around 74 flights, of which 31 of them were supposed to land in the European Member States, as well as 20 over the last day.

Along with this, the list of flights that has been called from Heathrow Airport to the European Union consists of the undermentioned destinations,

Germany: Stuttgart, Munich, Berlin, Dusseldorf and two flights to Hanover and Frankfurt, respectively.

France: Paris, Marseille, Nice and Toulouse.

Switzerland: Basel and Zurich.

Italy: Milan Malpensa, Bologna and Venice.

The other ones are Madrid and Barcelona in Spain, Tirana, Vienna, Oslo, Zagreb, Budapest, Luxembourg, Brussels, Copenhagen and two flights towards Stockholm.

Meanwhile, the maximum number of flights were departing from Gatwick and arriving in Italian destinations, including Naples, Milan Bergamo, Pisa, Verona, Olbia and Brindisi.

Additionally, the flights to Nice, Montpellier in France, Mahon (Menorca), Ibiza, Amsterdam, Berlin, Preveza, Kefalonia as well as Krakow were not operated.

Flights from and to Luton in relation to Berlin, Nice, Milan Malpensa and Edinburg and those from Bristol to Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Olbia and Mahon were also cancelled.

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