British Airways cancels 40 Heathrow flights ahead of bank holiday
British Airways on Friday cancelled more than 40 flights on one of the year’s busiest leisure travel days as it grappled to resolve a computer problem that also affected some passengers’ ability to check in remotely.
Associated Press reported that 42 flights, mostly short-haul flights to and from the airline’s London Heathrow hub, would not be operating. The airline’s website asked passengers to check their flight status before heading to the airport.
“We’re aware of a technical issue, which we have been working hard to fix,” the website said. The airline did not immediately respond to a request to give further details of the issue.
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