Thirty percent of the staff of these specialists at the London airport are on sick leave due to various illnesses, such as covid.
London’s Gatwick airport has canceled 160 flights this week due to a lack of air traffic controllers. Thirty percent of them are not available for various medical reasonslike covid.
The second busiest airport in the United Kingdom has announced that until October 1 it will only operate eight hundred flights daily.
The passengers most affected by the situation will be those of the Easy Jet company, which is responsible for just under half of all Gatwick flights.
Last August, a major technical failure caused the suspension of nearly two thousand flights in two days and numerous delays.