Passengers queue to check in at the departures hall of Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport in London, UK, on Monday, June 13, 2022. Long queues have become a feature at airports this year. Photo: Bloomberg
Passengers queue to check in at the departures hall of Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport in London, UK, on Monday, June 13, 2022. Long queues have become a feature at airports this year. Photo: Bloomberg
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Airport chaos as surge in flight bookings catches travel trade on the hop, with long queues and cancellations

  • They can’t say they weren’t warned, but travel trade operators across the developed world have been caught out by the pent-up demand for holiday flights
  • Travellers face flight cancellations, often at the last minute, and huge queues at airports. Strikes by airport staff add to the misery, and no end is in sight

Passengers queue to check in at the departures hall of Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport in London, UK, on Monday, June 13, 2022. Long queues have become a feature at airports this year. Photo: Bloomberg
Passengers queue to check in at the departures hall of Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport in London, UK, on Monday, June 13, 2022. Long queues have become a feature at airports this year. Photo: Bloomberg
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