Several flights from and to Romania have been called off due to the snowfalls that have seized Western Europe, especially UK and Germany. A Wizz Aair flight and a British Airways one, which were supposed to take off from London on Monday and arrive on Otopeni airport in Bucharest have been cancelled. Another flight from Bucharest to London was also called off due to the bad weather in Great Britain.
The flight operated by British Airways that was supposed to land in Bucharest on Henri Coanda/Otopeni airport today at 23:00hrs is cancelled, according to the Bucharest National Airport Company’s website.
Another British Airways plane that was supposed to take off at 8 a.m. from Otopeni to London was also cancelled. Wizz Air also had a flight to Bucharest called off.
Moreover, four flights from London, Munich and Eindhoven to Timisoara, and three from Timisoara to London and Munich have been cancelled on Sunday and Monday due to the bad weather. A flight to Frankfurt is delayed.
The cancelled flights were: Timisoara-London Luton and London-Timisoara flights operated by Wizz Air, Timisoara-Munich and Munich Timisoara operated by Lufthansa, London Stansted-Timisora and Timisoara-London Stansted operated by Ryanair, as well as Eindhoven-Timisoara operated by Wizz Air.
The Frankfurt-Timisoara flight operated by Ryanair that was supposed to take off at 10:15 was rescheduled to leave at 13:15.
Wizz Air apologized to the passengers affected by the flight call-offs due to the bad weather conditions and informed them they can contact the company’s representatives in order to book for another flight or to get a reimbursement.
British Airways also informed on its Twitter account on Sunday that the weather will still influence the flights in UK and Europe.
All flights taking off from Luton airport in London have been cancelled on Sunday, so passengers had to wait.
Over 100 Romanians were also blocked on the Luton airport for six hours on Sunday. They were embarked around 3 p.m. but the flight has been cancelled again as the pilots had exceeded the flight hours.