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UK’s Manchester Airport Flights Face Disruption after Power Cut

A major power cut in Manchester area on Sunday caused widespread disruption at the UK third-busiest airport, reported Sky News.

As a result, all flights departing the Manchester Airport are facing cancellation and severe delays.

UK's Manchester Airport Flights Face Disruption after Power Cut
Passengers waiting at the Airport

In a statement, the Manchester Airport noted that Terminals 1 and 2 are severely affected, while Terminal 3 is running.

It said: “Manchester Airport was affected by a major power cut in the area earlier this morning. This has caused widespread disruption and flights from Terminals 1 and 2 are being cancelled. Airlines will be in contact with passengers.”

UK's Manchester Airport Flights Face Disruption after Power Cut
Long queues at the Airport

Although power has been restored, the impact will affect services throughout the day. The Airport said it is “working to get those passengers already at the airport onto flights as soon as possible.”

Images showed long queues of people at Manchester Airport this morning.

UK's Manchester Airport Flights Face Disruption after Power Cut
Long queues at the Airport

The Airport statement advised passengers due to travel from Terminals 1 or 2 not to come to the airport until further notice and to contact their airlines for updated information.

Meanwhile, passengers due to travel from Terminal 3 should come to the airport as normal unless otherwise advised, but they could be affected by delays, the statement added.

At the same time, some incoming flights to Manchester Airport are being diverted to other airports until services are completely restored.

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