Strikes to delay Heathrow arrivals

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J London’s Heathrow Airport has advised airlines and passengers to expect delays on 30 November as its UK Border Agency immigration officers walk off the job.The international airport said in an online statement that it is in the midst of discussions to minimise disruptions for inbound and outbound passengers and suggested travellers keep up to date with status update from carriers.“We recommend that you keep in touch with your airline to check the status of your flight or onward connection and for any advice about travel on that day,” the statement from Heathrow read. “We will publish further passenger information on the website when it is available.”British Airways has also cautioned its customers, expecting passengers arriving at Gatwick or any other London City airport to expect delays and said it monitoring the situation closely.“If you are arriving or departing on a UK Domestic flight on 30 November you will, as standard, not need to pass through any UKBA check points so will proceed as normal,” the carrier’s online update read.While international arrivals have the option to change their arrival date into London from the 30 November to 28 & 29 November as well as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 December.Click here for Qantas’ waiver of conditions for travellers flying into Heathrow on 30 November 2011last_img read more