No UK flights before 1pm tomorrow

AIR passengers will face more disruption after it was announced that no non-emergency flights will be allowed in or out of the UK before 1pm tomorrow at the earliest.

A spokeswoman for Stansted Airport said: “Following advice from the Met Office, the National Air Traffic Service (NATS) has introduced restrictions to UK airspace this morning as a result of volcanic ash drifting across the United Kingdom from Iceland.

“These measures currently affect Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports which are closed but may also affect other parts of the UK later today.

“Passengers intending to fly today are asked to contact their airline for further information and should expect disruption in the coming hours.”