Passengers furious over last-minute easyJet cancellations from Bristol Airport
Some passengers received a short text message from airline stating it was ‘very sorry’
Many easyJet passengers arrived at Bristol Airport today (June 7) to find their flight cancelled as severe travel disruption for customers continued.
There are 102 flights set to depart from Bristol Airport today and at the time of writing, 13 have already been cancelled.
A travel blogger whose flight was cancelled yesterday, was among those impacted today when her rescheduled flight was cancelled.
Another passenger is hoping to receive double the amount of compensation after their second choice of flight was also cancelled.
On top of this, 16 flights arriving into Bristol from places such as Bucharest, Porto and Palma, have also been cancelled - leaving people stranded.
With lots of last minute cancellations still happening, many people have arriving at Bristol Airport to find their flight abroad cancelled shortly before its due to set off.
One person took to Twitter in a fury about a family member’s flight from Spain to Bristol being cancelled after she had already arrived at the airport.
Passengers, who are waiting for a rescheduled flight, have complained that EasyJet are only offering one night’s paid accommodation - despite having to wait two or three nights for the next flight.
EasyJet are also causing anger among their customers by telling them about their cancelled flight via a short text message stating that they are ‘really sorry’.
A spokesperson for the airline has apologised to its customers: “While we expect to operate most of our remaining flying programme some may still be subject to some disruption in the coming hours.
“We advise customers due to travel with us to continue to check Flight Tracker for the status of their flight before making their way to the airport.
“We apologise for the inconvenience caused and customers can apply for compensation in line with regulations.”