Hurricane Sandy disrupts flights from Birmingham Airport

By Laura Payne Monday 29 October 2012 Updated: 01/11 13:34

Latest News

Workers could strike at Birmingham International Airport. 49.010.040.sol.jm2

FLIGHTS from Birmingham Airport to New York have been cancelled.

Passengers have been hit by disruption as United Airlines cancelled its daily flight to Newark Airport yesterday and today (Tuesday) due to the bad weather in the US.

Storms have battered the east coast as Hurricane Sandy reached New York which has forced thousands of people to leave their homes.

Passengers booked onto the cancelled flights have been asked to contact their airline to rebook.

A spokeswoman for Birmingham Airport said she understood United Airlines had contacted passengers in advance to inform them of the cancellations.

Popular »

1 Tributes laid at fatal crash scene

2 Top Award for Troop Aid

3 Kite Runner at The Rep Birmingham

4 Wicked prize for William

5 Tributes flood in to Chris Macrow - co-founder of Solihull Theatre Company

More news »

Ambulance chiefs hit out at drivers as floods cause chaos

THE boss of West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS)

Hair today gone tomorrow

IT WAS a case of hair today gone

Christmas Lights Switched On

THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas has begun after the

Hundreds pay their respects to Tommy Godwin

HUNDREDS of mourners celebrated the 'inspirational' life of

Regional news »


Coventry Observer
Return of the rings for Colette

VIGILANT staff at a city pawn broker have been praised ...

Redditch Standard
Damaged powerlines leaves passengers stranded

PASSENGERS on a train from Redditch to Bromsgrove were stranded ...

Leamington Observer
Sharing the stories of Great War soldiers

THE STORY of Private Frank England and fellow soldiers from ...

Stratford Observer
Gang jailed for Stratford district burglary

AS a gang of burglars burst into his girlfriend’s home, ...