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Heathrow flights CANCELLED due to 'weather adverse' with SNOW predicted for London | UK | News



British Airways will cancel some of their short-haul flights due to wintry weather conditions sweeping across parts of South East England.

The airlines told Express.co.uk: "We recognize the uncertainty that the weather may be causing customers, and have offered those due to travel on short-haul flights to / from Heathrow the opportunity to postpone their journey.

"Due to the adverse weather conditions predicted, we have been forced to cancel and merge a number of short-haul flights tomorrow to ensure we protect the rest of our schedule.

"Safety is always our priority, and we're working hard to keep our operation moving. We're sorry that some of our services are being delayed by weather conditions.

"Our flights to and from Gatwick and London City Airports are planned to operate as normal.

"We are advising clients to keep checking ba.com for the latest information about their flights."

Customers are able to book flights until 7 February to avoid disrupted travel.

British Airways wrote on their website: "We are expecting adverse weather conditions across parts of South East England on Friday, February 1, which is likely to affect some of our short-haul flights.

"We recognize the uncertainty that the bad weather may be causing customers, and have therefore introduced flexible rebooking options for all customers on short-haul flights flying to / from London Heathrow.

"If you are due to travel on a short-haul service on Friday 1 February, regardless of whether your flight is currently showing as operating or not, you can rebook to travel up to and including Thursday 7 February.

"We are sorry for the potential disruption to your travel plans and are doing all we can to minimize the effect the poor weather may have on our flights."

The latest weather charts predict blistering snowfall across the UK, particularly through the South East.

According to the Met Office, snowfall will start tonight and only begin to clear up by the start of the next week.

The Met Office said: "Snow, initially moving north and east across parts of southern and southwest England, the Midlands and Wales, will stall and tend to fragment.

"Wintry showers will continue in northern and eastern areas.

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