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Europe: Delays reported at airports July 5

Severe delays caused by poor weather and ATC staffing issues reported at airports throughout Europe on July 5

05 Jul 02:58 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 7/5/2018, 12:00 AM until 7/5/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Germany, Netherlands, Greece, France, Austria, Switzerland

Event

Severe delays have been reported at airports throughout Europe on the afternoon of Thursday, July 5. According to the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol), issues with air traffic control (ATC) staffing have caused delays at Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) and at airports throughout Greece. Poor weather has also severely affected flights at around Vienna, Munich, Zurich, Karlsruh, and Maastricht. Further disruptions are anticipated in the coming hours.

Advice

Travelers are advised to confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport as a precaution.

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