A flight departure information board shows cancelled flights ...
Feb 20th, 2012
(Reuters) - A flight departure information board shows cancelled flights at the main terminal of Frankfurt's airport February 20, 2012. A stoppage by ground crew at Frankfurt airport which has grounded hundreds of flights will continue for a third day on Monday and their union said it was prepared to continue the dispute for weeks. REUTERS/Alex Domanski (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT EMPLOYMENT CIVIL UNREST) -
Thick fog in Britain on Thursday forced the cancellation of nearly 200 flights at London's Heathrow airport, one of the world's busiest. Most of the flights grounded were heading to destinations in Britain or Europe. A Heathrow spokeswoman told AFP: "We're looking at 190 cancellations at the moment. The conditions also caused fl... [Full Article]
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