British Airways has canceled several flights due to computer problems
LONDON — British Airways has canceled dozens of flights on Friday due to computer problems, disrupting the plans of thousands of travelers at the start of the holiday weekend.
Most of the 42 flights affected were short-haul flights to and from Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport. Computer issues on Thursday forced the airline and crew to be grounded on Friday, which is expected to be the busiest day for UK air travel on record. corona virus plague.
Some flights were delayed, as some passengers were unable to view the internet.
“We are aware of a technical issue, which we have been working hard to fix,” the airline said on its website.
Travel is expected to be very busy over the next few days as the three-day weekend coincides with the start of the weekend for many schools in Britain.