Stuck Brits scramble to get home after axed flights

EasyJet, which is the biggest operator at London Gatwick, has been badly affected by disruption over the past week. The airline refused to say how many flights it had cancelled on Tuesday, but it is reported to be at least 35 – although that remains a small proportion of its overall schedule. Wizz Air has also been affected, while British Airways cancelled a large number of services in advance.

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