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easyJet has canceled hundreds of flights amid high demand in Europe

easyJet has canceled hundreds of flights amid high demand in Europe

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The low-cost airline, EasyJet, announced the cancellation of hundreds of flights starting Saturday, 28, due to an IT problem and delays at airports due to lack of staff in the face of high demand in the first summer with less restrictive measures since the beginning of the pandemic. Part of the trips are boycotted during holidays in Europe, the high season in the region.

to me investmentBritish Airways has been hit by a string of problems since the removal of COVID-19 restrictions led to a rapid recovery in travel, and it is struggling to recruit enough field staff at many British airports, while still facing internal problems with information technology.

The company said in a statement that it will cancel about 24 flights per day from London Gatwick Airport between May 28 and June 6, but it has already had to deal with the cancellation of about 200 flights last Thursday due to an IT problem.

Recently, the company Six seats removed from some A319 . aircraftto reduce the number of crew required on these models and alleviate some of the problem of shortage of contracted workers.

“We are deeply sorry for the late notice of some of these cancellations and the inconvenience caused to customers who booked these flights, but we believe this is necessary to provide reliable service during this busy time,” the airline said in a press release. “Customers are informed and have the option to rebook their flight or get a refund and can apply for compensation in accordance with the regulations.”

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