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Thousands stranded in Heathrow after system disruption

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 17, 2020
Thousands of passengers were left stranded in Heathrow airport yesterday after a glitch affecting departure boards and check in systems caused flight cancellations and severe delays.
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Heathrow stated yesterday night that the issue had been resolved and that normal service was expected today.

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"(The) technical issue has now been resolved and Heathrow's systems are returning to normal," the airport said in a statement.

"Our teams will continue to monitor our systems and be on hand to provide assistance to passengers as we work to resume our regular operations."

British Airways, reportedly cancelled 20 flights. "We've introduced a flexible booking policy and have brought in extra colleagues to help our customers, providing them with overnight accommodation if needed," a spokesperson for the airline added.