Once again, air passengers are feeling the fury of the Icelandic volcano. This time it’s people in Scotland and Ireland who have been affected.
Two airports in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, have been closed all day. People waiting to fly in the Irish capital, Dublin, could be delayed until tomorrow morning. As many as 300 flights may’ve been cancelled.
One lady was experiencing her second day of delays: “We got to the airport at 8.30am and checked in. Everything was fine. We went through and looked at the board and everything was fine on there. We were here yesterday as well, and the same thing happened, but at least we got just to the check-in desk yesterday. Today we got right down to the gate and the flight was cancelled.”
The man travelling with her said: “They may re-route us to a different English airport but the frustration is, is that by the time we get to front of queue the flight we may have been put on, may have gone.”
The volcano caused havoc for 10 million travellers last month, and more people could suffer, as there are warnings of disruptions over the busy summer period.