Airport officials at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) announced at approximately 18:50 (local time) on Tuesday, January 8, that departures have resumed. Departures had been temporarily suspended following a drone sighting in the area. The Met Police and air traffic controllers are continuing to monitor the airport. Residual flight disruptions are possible in the coming hours.
Travelers flying to or from LHR are advised to confirm the status of their flights and anticipate continuing flight disruptions (e.g. delays and cancelations).
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