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23rd Dec 2017

Irish Flights Disrupted After Aircraft Leaves The Runway While Taxiing To Terminal In UK

Megan Cassidy

Thousands of passengers have seen their Christmas flights delayed or cancelled after an aircraft left the runway while taxiing to the terminal at Bristol airport yesterday. 

While no one was injured, more than 60 subsequent flights were cancelled, including Aer Lingus flights to Dublin and Cork, Ryanair services to Dublin and two EasyJet flights to Belfast, according to 

Last night, Bristol Airport tweeted: “Following the earlier incident, the aircraft has now been moved and the airport is now open and fully operational. We are working with the airlines to resume the flight schedule as soon as possible but ongoing knock-on delays to flights may be experienced over the weekend.”

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