“Storm Stella” is expected to cause very severe disruption across the East Coast of the United States on Tuesday 14 March 2017.
As a consequence, a large number of transatlantic flights from London’s airports are cancelled on Tuesday 14 March. Flights to New York, Boston and Philadelphia are most affected with widespread cancellations. There are delays and cancellations to Baltimore and Washington as well.
Airlines have also implemented flexible rebooking policies for those who are due to travel to the East Coast of the USA this week.
If your flight is cancelled you should be entitled to a full refund or a rebooking to an alternative date.
Here is the latest information from airlines operating transatlantic flights from London on Tuesday 14 March.
As at 23:00 GMT Tuesday 14 March, transatlantic operations from London’s airports should return to normal on Wednesday 15 March.
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We’re not quite sure what has prompted this but the co-location of Delta and Virgin Atlantic flights in Terminal 3 has been partially reversed, with Delta’s daily flights to Atlanta and Seattle moved to London Heathrow Terminal 4.
As of today, the split of Delta operated flights at London Heathrow is:
London Heathrow Terminal 3
London Heathrow Terminal 4
Philadelphia (launches 8 April 2015)
Delta Airlines continues to expand its presence at London Heathrow with the launch of a new route from the airport to Philadelphia on 8 April 2015, the airline confirmed today.
The flight will operate from Terminal 4, and be operated by a Boeing 757 aircraft in a two class (economy and business class) configuration.
The route will also be offered as a codeshare with its transatlantic joint-venture partner Virgin Atlantic.
Flight DL195 Depart London Heathrow 12:30 Arrive Philadelphia 16:00.
Flight DL194 Depart Philadelphia 19:04 Arrive London Heathrow 07:30.
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American Airlines & US Airways are, after much speculation and uncertainty over regulatory approval (and significant concessions over slots at US airports), expected to merge.
As the two airlines have large domestic networks in the US much of the coverage has naturally focused on the impact in the US. However, the merger does have implications for travellers in London, particularly frequent flyers of British Airways and Oneworld which is what I focus on in this post.
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