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Airlines operating at London’s largest airport have been forced to cancel dozens of flights this morning to deal with the high demand for peak time departures. A spokesperson for Heathrow said that “higher passenger numbers in today’s morning peak” far outweighed the airports staffing capability, and so were forced to make the cancellations “to maintain everyone secure”. Several airlines have scrapped departing flights, though British Airways makes up nearly all of the cancellations. Here’s the complete list of exits which were cancelled from London Heathrow this morning.

A complete of 31 LHR flights have been cancelled between 6.55am and 12pm today, with further cancellations listed throughout the afternoon.

In response to the official Heathrow Departures site, the next flights have been cancelled:

  • 6.55am British Airways LHR to Munich – BA948
  • 7am British Airways LHR to Rome – BA552
  • 7.10am British Airways LHR to Marseille – BA366
  • 7.20am British Airways LHR to Madrid – BA458a

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Between 12pm and 1pm the next flights have also been listed as cancelled:

  • 12.30pm m British Airways LHR to Belfast – BA1416
  • 12.30pm Virgin LHR to Recent York City – VS045
  • 12.40 British Airways LHR to Brussels – BA396

While the cancellations have been made for today only, further disruption is predicted throughout the summer across the UK and Europe.

A spokesperson for Heathrow airport said: “We’re working hard to make sure everyone has a smooth journey through Heathrow this summer, and an important thing is to make certain that every one service providers on the airport have enough resources to fulfill demand.”

To not sleep so far with the most recent cancellations, you’ll be able to view London Heathrow’s live departure board here.

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