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Christmas travel chaos for Scots as flights to Glasgow and Edinburgh cancelled

Scots hoping to obtain home for Christmas have already been hit with fresh travel chaos after flights to Glasgow and Edinburgh were cancelled.

Birmingham Airport had to temporarily suspend services on Sunday because of “an air traffic control fault”.

on Sunday evening were effected

It meant that several flights in and from the international airport.

A Flybe flight from the English city to Glasgow Airport at 8.20pm was cancelled, with another one delayed until around 11pm.

And one flight on the reverse journey from Glasgow to Birmingham, at 8.45pm, was cancelled.

Flights from Birmingham Airport were suspended and cancelled after an “air traffic control” fault

Two.50pm and 9.30pm – were cancelled, the 6 meanwhile. 35pm flight from the Scottish capital was scrapped also.

Another flight from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham, at 8.15pm, has been delayed until at the very least 10.25pm.

Flights between Birmingham and Aberdeen have already been delayed also.

The incident comes days following the Gatwick Airport fiasco just, which saw 140 roughly, 000 passengers affected whenever a drone was spotted round the runway apparently, forcing bosses to ground flights across three days.

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Flights at Birmingham were affected from around 6pm.

The airport confirmed operations had returned on track at around 8pm.

They said: “Following earlier air traffic control technical fault, Birmingham Airport has resolved the problem and operations have finally resumed now.

“We apologise for the inconvenience that is causing to your passengers.”

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